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.
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
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Graduates of the BS in Early Childhood Studies online program will be prepared to:
With growing emphasis on the importance of early childhood education, there is a trend toward requiring more qualifications for those working with children. Earn a degree that can prepare you for career advancement and more opportunities to make a difference in children’s lives.
As a graduate of this bachelor's in early childhood studies degree program, you can pursue roles in childcare programs, governmental agencies, and other early childhood educational settings. These roles include:
Career options may require additional experience, training, or other factors beyond the successful completion of this degree program.
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 advisor at 855-646-5286.