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Walden University

Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership

Minneapolis, MN

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Walden University

Overview

Walden University / Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership is located in Minneapolis, MN.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
(Graduate Certificate) Adult learning
(Graduate Certificate) Teaching and diversity in early childhood education
Doctor of Education (Ed D) Early childhood education
Doctor of Education (Ed D) Higher education leadership and management
(Graduate Certificate) Mathematics 5-8
(Graduate Certificate) Science K-8
(Graduate Certificate) Developmental education
(Postbaccalaureate Certificate) Instructional design and technology
Doctor of Education (Ed D) Curriculum, instruction and assessment
Doctor of Education (Ed D) Reading, literacy, and assessment
Specialist in Education (Ed S) Educational technology
Specialist in Education (Ed S) Educational leadership and administration (principal preparation)
(Graduate Certificate) Teaching adults in the early childhood field
(Graduate Certificate) Teacher leadership
Master of Science (MS) Instructional design and technology Online learning
Master of Science (MS) Instructional design and technology Training and performance improvement
Master of Science (MS) Instructional design and technology General program
Doctor of Education (Ed D) Educational administration and leadership
Master of Science (MS) Education Elementary reading and mathematics (grades K-6)
Master of Science (MS) Education Teaching English language learners (grades K-12)
Master of Science (MS) Education Mathematics and science (grades K-8)
Master of Science (MS) Education Reading and literacy with a reading K-12 endorsement
Master of Science (MS) Education Adolescent literacy and learning
Master of Science (MS) Education Teacher leadership (grades K-12)
Master of Science (MS) Education Elementary reading and literacy (PreK-6)
Master of Science (MS) Education Educational leadership
Master of Science (MS) Education Science (grades K-8)
Master of Science (MS) Education Educational leadership and administration (principal preparation)
Master of Science (MS) Education Mathematics (grades K-6)
Master of Science (MS) Education Integrating technology in the classroom (grades K-12)
Master of Science (MS) Education Special education (non-licensure) (grades K-12)
Master of Science (MS) Education Mathematics (grades 5-8)
Master of Science (MS) Education Curriculum, instruction, and assessment (grades K-12)
Doctor of Education (Ed D) Special education
Doctor of Education (Ed D) Higher education and adult learning
(Graduate Certificate) Mathematics K-6
(Graduate Certificate) Online teaching for adult educators
Master of Science (MS) Higher education Adult learning
Master of Science (MS) Higher education Global higher education
Master of Science (MS) Higher education Leadership for student success
Master of Science (MS) Higher education Enrollment management and institutional marketing
Master of Science (MS) Higher education Online and distance learning
Master of Science (MS) Higher education College teaching and learning
Master of Science (MS) Early childhood studies Administration, management and leadership
Master of Science (MS) Early childhood studies Teaching and diversity in early childhood education
Master of Science (MS) Early childhood studies Teaching adults in the early childhood field
Master of Science (MS) Early childhood studies Early childhood public policy and advocacy
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Education Early childhood special education
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Education Learning, instruction and innovation
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Education Educational technology and design
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Education Reading literacy assessment and evaluation
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Education Global and comparative education
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Education Early childhood leadership and advocacy
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Education Organizational research, assessment, and evaluation
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Education Curriculum, instruction, assessment, and evaluation
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Education Higher education leadership management and policy
Specialist in Education (Ed S) Early childhood education
(Graduate Certificate) Elementary reading and literacy
(Graduate Certificate) Engaging culturally diverse learners
(Graduate Certificate) Teaching English language learners (grades K-12)
Specialist in Education (Ed S) Reading, literacy, and assessment
Specialist in Education (Ed S) Special education
(Post Master's Certificate) Educational technology
(Graduate Certificate) Teaching adults English as a second language
(Graduate Certificate) Higher education leadership for student success
(Graduate Certificate) Special education
(Graduate Certificate) Early childhood public policy and advocacy
(Graduate Certificate) Integrating technology in the classroom
(Graduate Certificate) Curriculum, instruction and assessment
(Graduate Certificate) Early childhood administration, management, and leadership
(Post-Master's Certificate) Adult education
(Graduate Certificate) Enrollment management and institutional marketing
Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) Special education (K-age 21)
Doctor of Education (Ed D) Educational technology
Doctor of Education (Ed D) Community college leadership
Specialist in Education (Ed S) Curriculum, instruction and assessment
(Graduate Certificate) Teaching K-12 students online
(Graduate Certificate) College teaching and learning

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 1843
Doctoral Degrees 317
Other Advanced Degrees 484

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Thesis Required for some
Residency
Other Advanced Degrees Residency (for some programs)

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

2,210
Applied
2,206
Accepted
1,739
Enrolled
100%

Applying

0
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree or higher; minimum GPA of 2.5; official transcripts; goal statement (for some programs); access to computer and Internet
Doctoral Degree Requirements Master's degree or higher; three years of related professional or academic experience (preferred); minimum GPA of 3.0; goal statement and current resume (for select programs); official transcripts; access to computer and Internet
Additional Entrance Requirements Relevant work experience; access to computer and Internet

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

9,405
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.48%
Black or African American 34.8%
White or Caucasian 42%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.43%
Asian 1.39%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.34%
Two or more races 1.91%
Unknown 13.56%

Gender

Male (17%)
Female (82%)

Faculty

677
Total faculty
Full-time - 25
Part-time - 652
Male (217)
Female (460)

Location & Contact

Address 100 Washington South, Suite 900
Minneapolis, MN  55401
United States
Contact Dr. Kate Steffens
Dean
Phone: 866-492-5336

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