Develop the expertise to help children thrive with Walden’s MS in Early Childhood Studies program. Deepen your understanding of child developmental stages, explore the latest trends and theories in early childhood, and gain the practical skills needed to create environments where children learn and grow. Choose from specializations that can prepare you to work as an administrator in child care programs or centers, impact public policy, teach fellow early childhood educators, or educate diverse populations more effectively.

Specializations

  • Administration, Management, and Leadership
  • Early Childhood Public Policy and Advocacy
  • Teaching Adults in the Early Childhood Field
  • Teaching and Diversity in Early Childhood Education

Two Ways to Learn: In addition to the course-based MS in Early Childhood Studies program, Walden offers a competency-based option. Through Tempo Learning® by Walden, you can custom-pace your degree by using your prior professional experience to accelerate your learning.

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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