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In this program, you will complete a variety of courses, including:
You will also complete two field experiences—each in a different early education setting—to enrich the concepts presented in your coursework.
*Career options may require additional experience, training, or other factors beyond the successful completion of this degree program.
Admission is considered for adult students who hold a high school diploma or its equivalent. Applicants must also meet the following criteria:
Your enrollment advisor will help you gather all of the required materials starting with your application all the way through your first day of classes.
Tuition costs will vary depending on your previous education. Get in touch with an enrollment advisor today by callingWalden's enrollment advisors are committed to helping identify and leverage opportunities for you to save money on your education. , to learn more about tuition costs for this program and financial aid options.
The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership at Walden University is dedicated to enhancing educator effectiveness. Walden University is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) for a period of 7 years, from April 24, 2012, to June 30, 2019. In 2013, NCATE merged with the Teacher Education Accreditation Council to form the Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Preparation (CAEP). CAEP is the single specialized accreditor for educator preparation and administers NCATE accreditation. Walden University is eligible for and will seek accreditation based on CAEP standards beginning in fall 2018.
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.
Walden University’s BS in Early Childhood Studies (Non-Licensure) program does not lead to initial teacher licensure or any other teaching credential.
This 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.