1Source: 2021 IPEDS data
2Walden's Believe & Achieve Scholarship™ is available for new students starting on February 6, 2023, and later. For a full list of eligible programs and details on award amounts and eligibility visit www.waldenu.edu/financial-aid/grants-and-scholarships-details. Tuition-free coursework must be applied to the final courses in the program of enrollment prior to graduation.
3A 10% tuition reduction combined with Walden’s Believe & Achieve Scholarship is available for new students who are service members, veterans of the U.S. armed forces, or employees of the Veterans Administration who enroll in programs eligible for the Believe & Achieve Scholarship. For programs not eligible for Walden’s Believe & Achieve Scholarship, the tuition reduction is 15% for the life of the program. This tuition reduction is also available if you are a spouse of a service member, veteran, or employee of the Veterans Administration. This tuition reduction cannot be retroactively applied. Tuition reductions are applicable to tuition only and do not apply toward books, materials, and other supplies or fees needed for a course. It may not be combined with other tuition reductions, unless specified in another offer.
Enrollment Restrictions by State: Walden currently cannot enroll residents of the following states/districts into the MS in Early Childhood Studies Program: New York, Rhode Island.
Note on Licensure Teacher Licensure or Certification: This program does not lead to teacher licensure or certification. Teachers are advised to contact their individual childcare setting as to whether this program may qualify for salary advancement.
This early childhood studies degree program requires field experience. Prior to participation in the field experience, the student will be required to purchase and submit documentation of liability insurance. Field sites may have additional requirements (e.g., background checks, fingerprinting, and certain immunizations). It is the student’s responsibility to determine if these requirements would impact their ability to participate in the required field experience.