SOURCE: Walden University

Walden University

September 08, 2009 12:44 ET

Walden University Grads Uniquely Positioned for Employment Success

Survey Shows Near-Unanimous Employer Satisfaction With Graduates of Walden's Online Degree Programs -- 99 Percent Would Hire Another Walden Graduate*

MINNEAPOLIS, MN--(Marketwire - September 8, 2009) - Walden University, an accredited online university with more than 36 degree programs for working professionals, is giving students an advantage in today's competitive job market. Recent survey results reveal that more than 99 percent of employers of Walden graduates said they would hire another Walden graduate.* And three out of four Walden graduates received a pay raise within one year of earning their degrees.†

For nearly 40 years, Walden has provided an engaging learning experience for working professionals. The online university offers more than 36 programs with more than 140 specializations and concentrations, allowing students to find online degree programs that are tailored to their career goals and busy schedules.

An advanced degree provides graduates a distinct advantage in the job market. Online higher education allows working professionals the flexibility to advance their careers while maintaining busy schedules. With degree programs in everything from health sciences, counseling, human services, management, psychology, education, public health, nursing, public administration, technology, and engineering, higher education at Walden is a sound investment in today's challenging economy. For more information, visit www.WaldenU.edu.

About Walden University

Since 1970, Walden University has supported working professionals in achieving their academic goals and making a greater impact in their professions and their communities. Today, more than 33,000 students from all 50 states and more than 90 countries are pursuing their bachelor's, master's, or doctoral degrees at Walden. The university provides students with an engaging educational experience that connects them with expert faculty and peers around the world. Walden is the flagship online university in the Laureate International Universities network -- a global network of 42 online and campus-based universities in 20 countries.

Walden offers more than 36 degree programs with more than 140 specializations and concentrations. Areas of study include: health sciences, counseling, human services, management, psychology, education, public health, nursing, public administration, technology and engineering. For more information, visit www.WaldenU.edu. Walden University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association, www.ncahlc.org.

*Based on Walden's 2007 employer survey.

†Based on Walden's 2007 graduate survey.

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