2020–2021 Walden University Catalog (September 2020) 
    
    Aug 15, 2022  
2020–2021 Walden University Catalog (September 2020) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Graduate Certificate in Teaching Adults in the Early Childhood Field


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This program is no longer accepting new students. Current students must complete their programs of study in accordance with Walden’s Time-to-Degree Completion policies.

 

 

The Graduate Certificate in Teaching Adults in the Early Childhood Field endeavors to prepare educators to use their expertise in early childhood education and development to teach adults who work in a variety of roles, including higher education faculty members, community trainers, coaches, and mentors. Coursework combines the study of adult learning theory and instructional strategies with an examination of the latest child development theories, trends, and effective program practices. Learners can apply the credits they earn in this certificate program toward Walden’s MS in Early Childhood Studies with a specialization in Teaching Adults in the Early Childhood Field.

Certificate Requirements


  • 15 total semester credits

Course Sequence


The recommended course sequence is as follows:

Semester Course Credits
1    3 sem. cr.
   3 sem. cr.
2    3 sem. cr.
   3 sem. cr.
3    3 sem. cr.

 

Note on Endorsement, Licensure, or Certification


This program does not lead to an endorsement, certification, or licensure. Walden makes no representation, warranty, guarantee, or commitment that successful completion of this program or coursework for graduate credit within this program will permit a graduate to obtain state certification or licensure.

The graduate degree program and coursework within the program in which you are enrolling may be accepted by many states toward upgrading or renewing a license or obtaining a salary increase (depending on state or district policy). Teachers are advised to contact their individual school districts as to whether this program may qualify for salary advancement. Walden enrollment specialists can provide guidance on program requirements; however, it remains the individual’s responsibility to understand and comply with all state and school district requirements.

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