Tempo Learning – BS in Early Childhood Studies

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Our BS in Early Childhood Studies non-licensure program through Tempo Learning® is aligned with NAEYC standards. In this program, you can gain the skills you need to pursue a career guiding, teaching, and motivating children in a daycare or early childhood center. Prepare to change their world for the better—all while learning at your own pace.

Tempo Learning - BS in Early Childhood Studies

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You've spent hours creating lesson plans, days setting up your classroom, and years growing in your profession. What if you could apply the skills you've gained in those hours, days, and years to your early childhood studies degree? Tempo Learning is a new way to learn where you set the pace and leverage your real world experiences toward earning a degree that can take you further faster. Tempo Learning by Walden University-- it's time for a change.

Tempo Learning® provides an innovative way for you to control how you work toward your degree.

  • Flexibility that fits your schedule
  • Control what you learn and when
  • Set your price by setting your pace
  • Let your experience work for you

Learning Outcomes

Graduates of the BS in Early Childhood Studies program will be prepared to:

  • Promote environments that are healthy, respectful, supportive, and challenging for infants, toddlers, and preschoolers.
  • Apply knowledge of child development to support positive outcomes for young children.
  • Develop respectful and responsive partnerships with families and communities to support the healthy development and learning of young children.
  • Differentiate practices to support a socially, culturally, and linguistically diverse population of young children and families, including those with exceptionalities.
  • Apply reflective, collaborative, and critical perspectives to professional practice that promote advocacy and social change.

Tempo Learning introduces a competency-based learning approach that allows you to accomplish your education goals on your schedule. With Tempo Learning, you can gain the skills and knowledge employers want and take advantage of school breaks to speed your progress toward your degree. You have control over your time, and the steps you take to improve your education can have a positive impact on your students.

Find detailed information for this program, including possible occupations, completion rate, program costs, and median student loan debt.

Note on Teacher Licensure or Certification
This program does not lead to teacher licensure or certification. Teachers are advised to contact their individual school districts as to whether this program may qualify for salary advancement.

*Cost and time to completion varies by student, depending on individual progress. For information on estimating your time to degree completion with Tempo Learning, call an enrollment advisor at 855-646-5286.

This program is not eligible for Title IV funds or any other federal financial aid loan programs. Students enrolling in this program will be required to pay the tuition themselves or seek private loan financing.

Walden University’s BS in Early Childhood Studies (Non-Licensure) program does not lead to initial teacher licensure or any other teaching credential.

This program requires two field experiences. Prior to participation in the field experiences, the student will be required to complete a criminal background check and fingerprinting and obtain specified immunizations, TB testing and liability insurance. It is the student’s responsibility to determine if these requirements would impact their ability to participate in the required field experiences.

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