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The School of Lifelong Learning was created to support the needs and goals of working adults and provide lifelong learners with unique oportunities to grow and succeeed through flexible non-degree course offerings. We strive to create educational solutions that can help meet personal goals and serve the continuing education needs of working professionals.

Individual Online Courses | Walden University

For-Credit Courses

  • Over 250 Courses

    Choose for-credit individual courses from our degree programs.

  • Credits for Degree Programs

    Credits may be able to be transferred to a Walden degree program. It’s a great way to try out courses in a degree program.*

  • Meet Licensure Requirements

    Some of our courses may meet licensure requirements.†

  • Faculty Led

    Participate in an engaging classroom environment supported by faculty members.

Professional Development

  • Career-Oriented

    Non-credit professional development courses help you to upskill and reskill.

  • Flexible Online Learning

    100% online self-paced learning enables you to advance your knowledge and skills while balancing work and family commitments.

  • Continuing Education

    Some courses issue continuing education units upon successful completion.†

  • Employer Training and Development

    Tailored training for corporations is available.

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Individual Online Courses | Walden University

Explore Our Offerings

Choose from hundreds of online courses to advance your professional skillset.

Creating an Effective Learning Environment (Accelerating)

EDUC6604J - Creating an Effective Learning Environment (Accelerating)

Graduate Semester | 3 credits | 8 Weeks

September 6, 2021

$410.00

Literacy in Academically Diverse Classrooms (Accelerating)

READ6609J - Literacy in Academically Diverse Classrooms (Accelerating)

Graduate Semester | 3 credits | 8 Weeks

September 6, 2021

$410.00

Strategies for Teaching English as a Second Language (Accelerating)

EDUC6737J - Strategies for Teaching English as a Second Language (Accelerating)

Graduate Semester | 3 credits | 8 Weeks

September 6, 2021

$410.00

Designing Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment (Accelerating)

EDUC6602J - Designing Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment (Accelerating)

Graduate Semester | 3 credits | 8 Weeks

September 6, 2021

$410.00

The Neuroscience of Addiction Professional Development

ASCI2000 - The Neuroscience of Addiction

Learning Path | 20 CEs | Estimated 20-Hour Workload

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$375.00

Multicultural Counseling

COUN6723 - Multicultural Counseling

Graduate Quarter | 5 credits | 10 Weeks

August 30, 2021

$2,400.00

Career Counseling

COUN6753 - Career Counseling

Graduate Quarter | 5 credits | 10 Weeks

August 30, 2021

$2,400.00

Human Sexuality

COUN6361 - Human Sexuality

Graduate Quarter | 5 credits | 10 Weeks

August 30, 2021

$2,400.00

Diagnosis and Assessment

COUN6720 - Diagnosis and Assessment

Graduate Quarter | 5 credits | 10 Weeks

August 30, 2021

$2,400.00

Meeting the Leadership Challenge Professional Development

LEAD2000 - Meeting the Leadership Challenge

Learning Path | No Credit or CE | Estimated 48-Hour Workload

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$425.00

Auditing & Internal Controls

ACCT3002 - Auditing & Internal Controls

Undergraduate Quarter | 5 credits | 6 Weeks

August 30, 2021

$1,675.00

Fundamentals of Accounting

ACCT1004S - Fundamentals of Accounting

Undergraduate Quarter | 5 credits | 6 Weeks

August 30, 2021

$1,675.00

Federal Taxation I: Individual Taxation

ACCT4005 - Federal Taxation I: Individual Taxation

Undergraduate Quarter | 5 credits | 6 Weeks

October 11, 2021

$1,675.00

Managing, Mediating, and Resolving Conflict

MMSL6175 - Managing, Mediating, and Resolving Conflict

Graduate Semester | 3 credits | 8 Weeks

September 6, 2021

$2,765.00

Becoming Data Driven: Data Science Fundamentals Professional Certificate Professional Development

DSCI2000 - Becoming Data Driven: Data Science Fundamentals Professional Certificate

Professional Certificate | No Credit or CE | Estimated 40-Hour Workload

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$495.00

AWS Cloud Foundations Professional Development

AWCF1100 - AWS Cloud Foundations

Professional Certificate | No Credit or CE | Estimated 30-Hour Workload

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$495.00

Computer Networking and Operating Systems

ITEC6115 - Computer Networking and Operating Systems

Graduate Semester | 3 credits | 8 Weeks

September 6, 2021

$2,690.00

Managing Business Information Systems

WMBA6030 - Managing Business Information Systems

Graduate Semester | 3 credits | 8 Weeks

September 6, 2021

$2,945.00

Storytelling With Data: Visualization and Communication

DSCI2020 - Storytelling With Data: Visualization and Communication

Undergraduate Quarter | 5 credits | 6 Weeks

October 11, 2021

$1,675.00

Digital Marketing Specialist Professional Development

SIMP3001 - Digital Marketing Specialist

Professional Certificate | Non Credit or CE | Estimated 240-Hour Workload

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$1,499.00

Cloud Architect Professional Development

SIMP3004 - Cloud Architect

Professional Certificate | No Credit or CE | Estimated 343-Hour Workload

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$1,499.00

Data Science & AI: Data Analyst Professional Development

SIMP3005 - Data Science & AI: Data Analyst

Professional Certificate | No Credit or CE | Estimated 200-Hour Workload

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$1,499.00

Full Stack Java Developer Professional Development

SIMP3006 - Full Stack Java Developer

Professional Certificate | No Credit or CE | Estimated 250-Hour Workload

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$1,499.00

Agile Scrum Master Professional Development

SIMP3003 - Agile Scrum Master

Professional Certificate | 19 PDUs | Estimated 36-Hour Workload

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$1,099.00

What Our Students Are Saying

"It had to be online, I needed to have easy access and I was looking for a university where I could log in and log off at my convenience […] it was very accessible."
Stacey Carey
ENGL 1010 – Writing with Confidence and Purpose
"It's been excellent, I have been consistently impressed with the professors, with the amount of feedback from assignments, the information presented in classes and their input with their knowledge."
Kari Mayer
COUN 6722 – Theories of Counseling
"I definitely would come back for another course."
Maggie Lavey
COUN 8115 - Advanced Counseling Theories
"The professor was very informative and pointed me to webinars that were useful in prepping for my licensure exam in Michigan."
Lori Metcalf-Rodes
COUN 6785 – Social Change in Action: Prevention, Consultation, and Advocacy
"It is easy to find the courses you need and get enrolled."
John Weber
MATH 6663J - The Base Ten Number System and Operations: Multiplication/Division
"[…]The course exceeded my expectations with challenging research-focused coursework. Being able to learn how to access and engage in a critical review of research was really challenging and fulfilling."
Christina Vander Pol
COUN6785 - Social Change in Action: Prevention, Consultation, and Advocacy
Individual Online Courses | Walden University

Why Walden?

CHOOSE AN ACCREDITED UNIVERSITY

CHOOSE AN ACCREDITED UNIVERSITY

Quality matters—especially when it comes to your education. Walden is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and committed to maintaining the highest standards of excellence.

START A NEW PROFESSIONAL PATH

START A NEW PROFESSIONAL PATH

If you’re looking to explore avenues for career growth, our offerings provide you with the opportunity to advance your personal goals in new industries or areas.

REFRESH YOUR SKILLS

REFRESH YOUR SKILLS

Our courses are focused on meeting the educational needs of working adult learners—to help improve skills, increase knowledge, and build confidence.

BOOST YOUR CREDIBILITY IN YOUR ORGANIZATION

BOOST YOUR CREDIBILITY IN YOUR ORGANIZATION

Address concerns and challenges in your career with courses that deliver information and insights that can help you succeed.

FULFILL LICENSURE NEEDS

FULFILL LICENSURE NEEDS

Walden’s non-degree course offerings may be able to help you meet your continuing education, professional development, certification, or licensure needs.†

WORK TOWARD A FUTURE DEGREE

WORK TOWARD A FUTURE DEGREE

The credits earned in our for-credit courses may be able to be applied toward a future degree program at Walden University.*

Individual Online Courses | Walden University

Commonly Asked Questions

Walden University School of Lifelong Learning offers 100% online, individual courses for academic credit; skills-based professional development courses; and tailored employer training programs.

Credit-Bearing Courses are individual courses that carry academic credits. These are single courses from our degree-program catalog offered to learners who are interested in furthering their knowledge and professional development. The academic credit earned may be able to be applied toward a degree program at Walden. If you choose to apply to a Walden University degree program, the university will review any prior learning completed and may award credit towards the Walden degree program.

Professional Development offerings are non-degree, non-credit courses. They are intended for learners who want to gain general knowledge, learn a new skill, upgrade existing skills, or enrich their understanding about a wide range of topics. Professional Development offerings are NOT applicable toward a degree.

Some of our courses may satisfy requirements for earning or renewing a license, credential, or certification in a particular field. Please consult with the appropriate licensing body, agency, or school district to determine specific requirements before registering for a Walden course.

Some of our courses are credit-bearing, and academic credit may be able to be applied toward a degree program at Walden. If you choose to apply to a Walden University degree program, the university will review any prior learning completed and may award credit toward the Walden degree program. Please reference the specific course detail page for more information.

Financial aid is not available for courses offered by the Walden University School of Lifelong Learning.

Walden offers some tuition savings opportunities for Walden alumni, U.S. military families, and employees or members of partner organizations. Explore eligibility or other potential tuition savings offers.

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*The university will review any prior learning completed and may award credit toward the Walden degree program. Please reference the specific course detail page for more information. Successful completion of the course is not a guarantee that credit will apply toward a future degree program.

Please consult with the appropriate licensing or certifying authority, local school district, or other organization to determine whether the course will satisfy applicable requirements to maintain licensure, obtain or renew certification, or establish eligibility for employment.