Graduate Certificate in Science K-8
Walden University

Program Details

Learn best practices in creating exciting science learning experiences with a Graduate Certificate in Science K-8 from Walden University. Courses explore themes of environmental science, ecology, and the physical universe.

Participants will be able to awaken their students’ interest in science as they deepen their own understanding of key scientific concepts. This teaching certification examines the latest issues in science and science education, including genetic engineering, biotechnology, and the environment. An emphasis is placed on STEM teaching (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics). Credits can be applied toward Walden’s MS in Education specializing in Science (Grades K-8).

Students can expect course topics including:

  • The nature of science
  • Investigating the physical world
  • Exploring the Earth and beyond
  • Looking into the future of science and education

Requirements

  • A bachelor's degree or higher

Special Accreditation

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

School Accreditation Statement

The Higher Learning Commission

Restricted States

New York, Rhode Island