2018–2019 Walden University Catalog (September 2018) 
    
    May 24, 2019  
2018–2019 Walden University Catalog (September 2018) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Accelerate Into Master’s (AIM) - BS in Health Studies


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Walden University offers opportunities for undergraduate students to accelerate time to the completion of a master’s degree. This option, called Accelerate Into Master’s (AIM) , allows undergraduate students to complete graduate-level courses, upon approval of their advisor, that will fulfill the requirements for their undergraduate program as well as graduate requirements for a future master’s program.

The BS in Health Studies includes AIM as a concentration option.

Degree Requirements


  • 181 total quarter credit hours
  • General education  (46 cr.)
  • Core courses (55 cr.)
  • Concentration courses (25 cr.)
  • Elective courses (50 cr.)
  • Capstone course (5 cr.)

Concentration Curriculum


Concentration Courses (25 cr.)


Students select a minimum of 10 credits of AIM courses from any AIM program  along with courses from the BS in Health Studies program concentrations.

Elective Courses (50 cr.)


See the general education  section of this Walden University Catalog.

Note: A minimum of 55 quarter credits must be completed at the 3000 or 4000 level in order to meet program requirements. In some cases, this means that students will need to select 3000- or 4000-level courses as either general education or elective options. Students should consult their academic advisor if they have questions about individual program requirements.