• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 40 months
    Duration
Take your career further, faster, with Walden University’s 100% Online Education Specialist (EdS) programs. These EdS programs prepare you to pursue new leadership roles while you lay the groundwork to pursue a doctorate, if you so choose.

About

Designed by educators for educators, Walden’s 100% Online MS in Education (MSEd) program enables you to develop the knowledge and skills you need to help students succeed today. This program explores best practices and the latest research in education, and gives you the opportunity to observe master teachers in their classrooms in order to learn proven techniques for creating effective learning environments.

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.
Programs:
  • EdS in Cirriculum, Instruction, and Assessment
  • EdS in Early Childhood Education
  • EdS in Educational Administration and Leadership (Non-Licensure)
  • EdS in Educational Leadership and Administration (Principal Preparation)
  • EdS in Educational Technology
  • EdS in Reading and Literacy Leadership (Non-Licensure)
  • EdS in Special Education (Non-Licensure)

Accreditation

Accreditation

  • Walden University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission.
  • Walden University is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE).

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.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 40 months
    • Duration description

      Program Lenght: 3.3 - 8 years depending on program intensity

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

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.

Lecturers

Walden faculty members focus on your success. Our faculty members are scholars, researchers, and distinguished leaders who are selected for their academic and industry credentials as well as for their teaching abilities. They have a broad range of experiential and cultural backgrounds and excel at integrating their expertise into the classroom.

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

    Schedule TOEFL®
  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

    Schedule TOEFL®
  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

Academic 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.

Funding

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.

The Global Study Awards: get funded with up to £10,000 to study abroad

Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, Studyportals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.