Gain the skills to prepare for leadership roles in learning environments for all children. Earn an MS in Early Childhood Studies with a specialization in Administration, Management, and Leadership through Tempo Learning® by Walden, our custom-paced, competency-based education option. Through this online, non-licensure program you can:

  • Deepen your understanding of child development and learning.
  • Expand your knowledge of effective programs and services.
  • Enhance your ability to link issues of equity and inclusion to how students learn and grow.
  • Explore real-world issues to gain practical, in-demand skills and expertise.

The program is in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership at Walden, a National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)–accredited institution. NCATE accreditation is a recognized standard of excellence in professional preK–12 education.

Earn Your Degree on Your Terms

Delivered through Tempo Learning® by Walden, the competency-based MS in Early Childhood Studies program allows you to learn on your own schedule, at your own pace—and use your prior professional experience to accelerate your progress. Rather than complete set courses in a predetermined order, you will build on your existing knowledge by mastering a series of competencies and completing assessments.

Walden offers both state-approved educator licensure programs as well as programs and courses that do not lead to licensure or endorsements. Prospective students must review their state licensure requirements prior to enrolling. For more information, please refer to www.WaldenU.edu/educlicensure.

Walden enrollment advisors can provide guidance on licensure issues; however, it remains the individual’s responsibility to understand and comply with all state licensure requirements. Walden makes no representation or guarantee that completion of Walden coursework or programs will permit an individual to obtain state licensure or endorsement.

Program taught in:
English

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