M.Sc. Online

Higher Education

Walden University

24420 USD/full
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Designed for those who wish to pursue a wide range of careers in higher education institutions, from faculty and staff positions to key administrative jobs, the MS in Higher Education program from Walden University focuses on promoting both organizational and student success.


Designed for those who wish to pursue a wide range of careers in higher education institutions, from faculty and staff positions to key administrative jobs, the MS in Higher Education program from Walden University focuses on promoting both organizational and student success.

Gain an understanding of business, governance, and organizational cultures in higher education. Explore best practices for creating student-focused learning environments. Choose from a range of specializations designed to meet your individual needs and interests.

You can work toward your degree at a speed that’s right for you.

  • Traditional: Take one course at a time. Advance through the program steadily while managing other commitments.
  • Fast Track: Take two courses at once. Focus more time on the program and complete your degree sooner.

After the first course, you can take one course at a time, or earn your degree faster by taking two courses at once. You also can alternate between the options throughout the program to fit your changing needs.

Specializations (in addition to the General Program)

  • Adult Learning
  • College Teaching and Learning
  • Enrollment Management and Institutional Marketing
  • Global Higher Education
  • Leadership for Student Success
  • Online and Distance Learning


Walden University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission. Accreditation validates that a university and its programs are rigorous and offer relevant content. Walden University’s accreditation means:

  • The quality of the institution and its programs are continually reassessed and improved.
  • Credits earned are easier to transfer than credits earned at non-accredited institutions.

When evaluating credentials, employers and universities often look for applicants who earned a degree from an accredited university.

Programme Structure

Walden’s flexibility and support put your education within reach. You will benefit from a comprehensive online learning experience that includes:

  • Convenient start dates throughout the year.
  • Orientation that prepares you for success in an online environment.
  • Ability to complete coursework when and where it is convenient for you.
  • Access to courses and materials on your smartphone or tablet.
  • Multimedia resources designed to augment student learning: videos, case studies, simulations, articles, journals, and discussion topics.
  • A global online community of faculty, students, and alumni.

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33 alternative credits



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Walden University's admission requirements vary by program and degree level.
  • Walden enrollment advisors are available to help you with every step of the online application process, from deciding which program is right for you to applying for financial aid.
  • Enrollment advisors can also explain Walden's transfer of credit policy for past educational experience.

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Paying for your education can be a challenge, but Walden helps you identify the many funding options that are available to you, including scholarships, grants, and federal and private loans. You can also check with your employer to see if they offer tuition reimbursement for your courses. A Walden enrollment advisor can help you determine which funding options are available to you. Additionally, you can save time and money by transferring credits earned previously.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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