In the M.S. in Early Childhood Studies program, which takes into consideration the standards of the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC), you can:

  • Develop leadership skills and broaden your understanding of the challenges and opportunities related to the early childhood field.
  • Prepare to assume roles that impact and improve the profession.
  • Benefit from access to recognized experts in the field.
  • Put your newfound knowledge to work in a final capstone course that allows you to integrate and apply learning to real-world situations, issues, or problems.

When you choose Walden’s M.S. in Early Childhood Studies, you can benefit from the flexibility of online learning and from MobileLearn®. Offered exclusively at Walden, MobileLearn not only enables you to choose where and when you learn, it also gives you the ability to choose how you learn. Learn more.

Find out more about what defines Walden’s M.S. in Early Childhood Studies program:

  • “The care, respect, and knowledge adults bring to working with young children and their families can determine children’s later success in school and in life. Walden’s M.S. in Early Childhood Studies degree can help prepare you to shape programs and policies and make informed decisions that can improve learning opportunities for young children.”

    Dr. Kelley Costner
    Associate Dean of Master’s Programs
    The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership

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