Gain the skills you need to pursue a rewarding career guiding, teaching, and motivating young children. Earn your degree at your own pace.

Why Earn Your BS in Early Childhood Studies at Walden?

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  • Build knowledge through rigorous coursework aligned with National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) standards.
  • Customize your learning experience with Walden’s Tempo Learning® format, which gives you control over the pacing of your studies and program cost.
  • Analyze authentic, video-based case studies to develop inclusive, evidence-based practices in an early childhood setting.
  • Get hands-on training with two field experiences in different areas of expertise: infants and toddlers and children in grades P–3.
  • Acquire new skills that you can apply immediately in the field.
  • Learn from published, nationally recognized experts in the field of early childhood education.

Developed in collaboration with employers and subject matter experts, the BS in Early Childhood Studies curriculum is designed to equip you with skills that are highly marketable in the field. This program is ideal for professionals already working in this vocation who seek career advancement and greater job security.

Straighterline

If you need additional credit hours to meet the 45 transfer credits required for admission, Walden has partnered with StraighterLine to offer you affordable and transferable online courses. Choose from 60 online courses to earn general education credits guaranteed to transfer into your Walden undergraduate program.

For more information, go to www.Waldenu.edu/Straighterline

FAQ About Walden’s Online BS in Early Childhood Studies - Tempo Competency-Based Learning™

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.

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.

This early childhood studies degree 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.

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 specialist at 855-646-5286.

 

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