Post-Master's Certificate in Early Childhood Education

In this post-master’s certificate, you will discuss theory and research related to the education of young children. You will explore curriculum development, materials, strategies, evaluation, budgets and hiring procedures of early childhood educators. You will also be introduced to the critical development of partnership between early childhood educators, families and communities.
Course information
  Credit Hours Courses Est. Time to Complete  
Post-Master's Cert 18 6 9 months View Course Catalog
*Credit hours and courses reflect new students meeting credit requirements and utilizing no transfer credits. Est. Time of Completion reflects new students following the preferred schedule designed by the Dean for the program.

Unmatched Flexibility
NCU offers weekly course starts, no scheduled lecture hours, no group assignments, weekly assignments, and the ability to schedule courses around your personal and professional obligations.

100% Doctoral Faculty
No matter the degree level you pursue, you can rest assured that you will be mentored by doctors in your field of study.

One-to-One Engagement
You won't have to fight for facetime as one of many within a classroom. At NCU, you'll have the opportunity to interact one-to-one with your professor, receiving personalized mentoring.

Students in the Post-Master's Certificate program will expand their knowledge of the chosen subject, while challenging themselves in doctoral level courses.

Important Information for Students, Including Gainful Employment
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