As an adult learner, you bring a lifetime of experiences and knowledge to the classroom—from work and on-the-job training, volunteering, and military service to previous academic or professional development courses and independent study. At Walden, we value that knowledge and are committed to helping you earn credit for what you already know.

Walden’s Center for Degree Acceleration provides clear, personalized guidance on how to translate college-level knowledge into credits that can help you earn your degree more quickly and affordably.

At the Center for Degree Acceleration, representatives will personally guide you through a range of options that can help you transfer up to 75% of your required undergraduate credits or up to 50% of your required graduate credits. The Center for Degree Acceleration partners with trained admissions representatives who can offer a free transfer-of-credit evaluation.

For more information or to contact the Center for Degree Acceleration, click here.

Find out more about transfer of credit opportunities.

Degree Acceleration Options

Transfer of Credit

If you’ve previously attended college, served in the military, or have relevant work experience, you may be able to transfer credits and save time and money. Learn more.

Prior Learning Assessments for Undergraduate Students

Find out how to assess college-level learning gained through volunteer experience, independent study, or massive open online courses (MOOCs) that equate to specific Walden course objectives and credits.

Professional Experience

You also can have your professional experience, certifications or examinations assessed for potential credit toward your degree.

Military Experience

Your experiences while serving in the military are valuable to your education and may translate into potential credit toward your degree.

Accelerate Into Master's (AIM) Program

The AIM program allows you to complete your master’s program with up to 50% fewer credits, since you begin the coursework while earning your bachelor’s degree.

Undergraduate Pathways

Undergraduate Pathways offers options for increasing your course load to reduce your degree completion time.

Test Out of Courses

Earn college level credits by taking exams such as CLEP, DSST, AP and IB
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