The School of Lifelong Learning was created to support the needs and goals of working adults and provide lifelong learners with unique opportunities to grow and succeed 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.
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.†
Participate in an engaging classroom environment supported by faculty members.
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.
Some courses issue continuing education units upon successful completion.†
Employer Training and Development
Tailored training for corporations is available.
Explore Our Offerings
Choose from hundreds of online courses to advance your professional skillset.
Learning Path | 80 CEs | Estimated 80-Hour Workload
Learning Path | No Credit or CE | Estimated 20-Hour Workload
Learning Path | No Credit or CE | Estimated 36-Hour Workload
Learning Path | No Credit or CE | Estimated 40-Hour Workload
Micro-Course | No Credit or CE | Estimated 1-Hour Workload
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
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
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
Address concerns and challenges in your career with courses that deliver information and insights that can help you succeed.
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
The credits earned in our for-credit courses may be able to be applied toward a future degree program at Walden University.*
Latest at SLL
New Continuing Education Offerings
Explore the Walden University School of Lifelong Learning’s resources and free offerings including continuing education webinars, resource articles, digital events, and more.
Introducing the latest professional development micro-courses from our School of Lifelong Learning. Level up with flexible, efficient short bursts of learning to expand your skills and knowledge.
Learn the signs of burnout and find out how to address it.
Learn how to manage workplace conflict and transform it into a source of innovation
Stay current with evidence-based practices and maintain competence in the rapidly changing healthcare environment through free offerings from Walden University.
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Commonly Asked Questions
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.
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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 a course will satisfy applicable requirements to maintain licensure, obtain or renew certification, or establish eligibility for employment.
**This promotion provides a 15% reduction for all Professional Development offerings with a purchase and registration made before August 31, 2023. This offer cannot be used by a student or learner in combination with any other tuition-reduction benefit. The tuition reduction will not be applied to any past-due balance or outstanding bills or charges a student or learner may have with Walden University. The tuition reduction is a nontransferable, noncash offer, and in no event will the recipient receive a check or other disbursement of money pursuant to this tuition reduction. No tuition reduction will be made retroactively. All tuition reductions, grants, scholarships, and vouchers are subject to specific eligibility requirements and may be changed by Walden at any time. Contact a Walden University Enrollment Specialist for more details at 1-855-621-4892 or email [email protected].