Tuition Costs and Technology
Tuition at Walden University varies by school and by program. Here are a few examples:
A Ph.D. in Education is a total of 96 quarter credit hours (some courses are offered in 16 week semesters with consecutive course being 8 weeks long or 12 week quarters with consecutive courses being 6 weeks long). The cost per quarter is $4,600 not including the costs for residencies and technology fee.
An M.S. in Education is 30 to 36 semester credit hours and it is $465 per credit hour. This does include course textbooks and materials but there is a small technology fee as well.
The M.S. in Nursing program costs vary based on the track you take, whether it is for RN or BSN. The course prices for the Nursing programs change based on the type of course you would take.
Technology fees apply to all programs. There are, however, several financial aid programs that are available for tuition assistance.
At Walden, you can access your courses and classrooms online via MyWalden page, which is set up for each student upon entering the program. You will be given a log in so you can access your course information and online classroom anywhere, which is a huge asset in online learning. You get to create your own learning environment!
Each online classroom includes a dropbox to submit assignments, a chat area for discussions with classmates, and a gradebook for you to view your weekly grades.
There are, however, some technology requirements necessary to view your online courses and be successful in your program completion. The major ones are access to the Internet, email, and desktop productivity tools such as Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc. and Adobe Acrobat Reader for reading PDF documents.
If you are interested in some of these programs offered at Walden University, and you have a busy lifestyle and find it impossible to complete a higher education program at a campus, then you may want to seriously consider becoming an online student in one of the top online universities in the world. Good luck!