2019–2020 Walden University Catalog (September 2019) 
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2019–2020 Walden University Catalog (September 2019) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

2019–2020 Walden University Catalog (September 2019)

Welcome to the Catalog, Student Handbook,
and University Guidebooks


Walden University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission, https://hlcommission.org/.

 Walden University practices a policy of nondiscrimination in admission to, access to, and employment in its programs and activities. Walden does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, age, religion or creed, marital status, disability, national or ethnic origin, socioeconomic status, sexual orientation, or other legally protected status.

Walden is committed to providing barrier-free access to its educational services and makes appropriate and reasonable accommodations when necessary. Students requesting accommodations per the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) must contact the Office of Disability Services at disability@mail.waldenu.edu (1-800-925-3368, ext. 3121205; or visit the Disability Services website).

Walden University publications, including the Catalog and Student Handbook, represent current curricula, educational plans, offerings, requirements, tuition, and fees. These may be modified or discontinued from time to time in the university’s sole discretion to carry out the university’s purposes and objectives. Neither the provisions of this document, nor the acceptance of students through registration and enrollment in the university constitutes a contract or an offer of a contract.

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Information in this version of the Walden University Catalog and Student Handbook is effective as of August 26, 2019.


Looking for information on programs and courses? The 2019–2020 Walden University Catalog is the primary resource for academic information, including official curricular requirements, for Walden University graduate and undergraduate students. Students who are admitted for, and enrolled during, the 2019–2020 academic year are subject to the degree requirements described in this Walden University Catalog.

Catalog: To access the catalog, select from the topics listed on the right navigation pane. For more information, click the “Help” button (upper right) or select the “Catalog Features” link.


The Walden University Student Handbook offers convenient tools to help undergraduate and graduate students quickly locate and search Walden’s current Academic Calendar for both Quarter- and Semester-based programs, university policies, procedures, and resources.

Student Handbook: To access the student handbook, select “2019–2020 Walden University Student Handbook (September 2019)” from the drop-down menu in the upper-right corner of this page.


The Tempo Learning® Addendum to the 2019–2020 Walden University Student Handbook contains useful information for students enrolled in or considering enrollment in Walden’s competency-based Tempo Learning® program. The student handbook contains general policies and procedures for all Walden students; the addendum includes any additional policies or those specific to students in the Tempo Learning® program.

Tempo Learning® Addendum: To access the addendum, select “2019–2020 Tempo Learning® Addendum” from the drop-down menu in the upper-right corner of this page.

University Guidebooks

Interested in published resources to help you through your program? See the University Guidebooks posted on this site for information about KAM learning and how to prepare a dissertation or a doctoral study.

University Guidebooks: On the drop-down menu in the upper-right corner of this page, select “University Guidebooks.”