Post-Master's Certificate in Early Childhood Education

The Post-Master’s Certificate in Education with a specialization in Early Childhood Education at Northcentral University will build on your existing knowledge and skills in early childhood education as you develop in advanced practice. Your focus will include curriculum, assessment, and program administration that aligns with research on the growth and development of young children. You will also investigate early childhood literacy and literature along with the roles of families, caregivers, schools, and communities as partners in early childhood education. This specialization supports your development as an advanced practitioner in the field of early childhood education. 

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.