Explore our Graduate Certificate in Science K–8 from Walden
Prepare to awaken your students’ interest in science as you deepen your own understanding of key scientific concepts.
In this certificate program in science, you’ll become an active participant in the scientific process as you explore unifying themes in environmental science, ecology, and the physical universe. Applying the tools of scientific inquiry, you’ll discover how to create exciting learning experiences for the K–8 student. Explore the latest issues in science and science education, including critical social concerns surrounding genetic engineering, biotechnology, and the environment as well as the growing emphasis on science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education.
After the first course, you can take one course at a time, earn your degree faster by taking two courses at once, or choose a combination of the two throughout the program to fit your changing needs.
Find detailed information for this program, including possible occupations, completion rate, program costs, and median student loan debt.
Note on Endorsement, Licensure, or Certification
This program does not lead to an endorsement, certification, or licensure. Walden makes no representation, warranty, guarantee, or commitment that successful completion of this program or coursework for graduate credit within this program will permit a graduate to obtain state certification or licensure.
The graduate degree program and coursework within the program in which you are enrolling may be accepted by many states toward upgrading or renewing a license or obtaining a salary increase (depending on state or district policy). Teachers are advised to contact their individual school districts as to whether this program may qualify for salary advancement. Walden enrollment advisors can provide guidance on program requirements; however, it remains the individual’s responsibility to understand and comply with all state and school district requirements.