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Walden's Doctoral Student Road Map Image Text Description

Walden's Doctoral Student Road Map: PhD in Public Health example

  1. Start Your Program
  2. Coursework Phase
    • Walden Orientation (WOW) taken at the beginning of the coursework phase
    • 15 Program Content Courses taken throughout the coursework phase
    • Three Research courses taken in the second half of the coursework phase
    • Five Dissertation Seminars evenly spaced through the coursework phase
  3. Capstone Phase
    • Prospectus
    • Proposal
    • Final Study

Four Residencies are taken in both the Coursework and Capstone Phase.

This roadmap provides a general representation of Walden University's doctoral programs. There may be slight variations depending on your program of study.

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