SOURCE: Walden University

Walden University

March 10, 2010 19:18 ET

Explore Walden University Online With New Virtual Advisor

A New Online Tool Is Allowing Prospective Students to Explore the Walden Experience

MINNEAPOLIS, MN--(Marketwire - March 10, 2010) - Walden University, one of the leading providers of online education, has launched a new interactive tool at The tool gives prospective students the opportunity to engage with a virtual advisor to help them navigate the sometimes difficult decisions of choosing an online degree program and determining whether the Walden experience is right for them.

In about three minutes, the virtual advisor walks prospective students through a series of questions about educational and career goals, as well as potential roadblocks that may surface when considering enrolling at Walden. Prospective students are also referred to an enrollment advisor for more information or for help in taking the next step toward becoming part of the Walden community.

Throughout the online conversation, the virtual advisor highlights Walden's key attributes and credentials, including its strong message of affecting social change.

To access the virtual advisor and experience it firsthand, visit For additional information about Walden University visit

About Walden University:

For 40 years, Walden University has supported working professionals in achieving their academic goals and making a greater impact in their professions and their communities. More than 40,500 students from all 50 states and more than 100 countries are pursuing their bachelor's, master's or doctoral degrees here. Walden is the flagship online university in the Laureate International Universities network -- a global network of more than 50 online and campus-based universities in 21 countries.

Walden offers more than 40 degree programs with more than 180 specializations and concentrations. Areas of study include health sciences, counseling, human services, management, psychology, education, public health, nursing, public administration, technology and engineering. Walden University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association. To learn more about these organizations go to

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