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Education Specialist - Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment

Walden University

6 months
27675 USD/full
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Take your career further, faster, by earning an Education Specialist (EdS) degree from Walden University. The Education Specialist - Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment from Walden University can prepare you to pursue new leadership roles while you lay the groundwork to pursue a doctorate, if you so choose. 


At Walden University, students in most of the PhD in Education Specialist - Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment programs take many of the same initial courses. You can start in one of the post-master’s or doctoral programs in education and move to another degree program, which saves you time and money.

Join the more than 100 state teachers of the year who have chosen Walden University to obtain their education degree.

In a Walden EdS program, you can:

  • Build your credentials faster and at a lower cost than it takes to obtain a doctorate.
  • Transfer credits from prior coursework and accelerate your degree.
  • Receive dedicated support, from your Foundation course to the end of your capstone.
  • Explore real-world challenges in education and gain skills to promote social change.

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.


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.

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 6 months

Start dates & application deadlines


45 SCH



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.

Tuition Fee

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    27675 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 27675 USD for the full programme during 6 months.


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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