Master of Science in Early Childhood Studies / Administration, Management & Leadership (Tempo Learning)
Walden University

Program Details

Walden University offers an online educational leadership degree, the Master of Science in Early Childhood Studies with a concentration in Administration, Management & Leadership.  This online early childhood education degree is designed for individuals interested in starting or managing child-care centers or development programs who also want to complete the program at their own pace through Tempo Learning.  Courses provide the knowledge and skills needed to create child-centered programs promoting positive learning experiences for all children.  Students learn how to plan and manage budgets and how to recruit, evaluate, and motivate qualified staff while also studying regulatory compliance to ensure child safety.  

The Tempo Learning method is a competency-based and self-paced option for working professionals.  Students’ progress is measured by the mastery or demonstration of skills, abilities, and knowledge in a particular area of study.  This is prices as an all-you-can-learn model, where students subscribe to 3-month learning periods instead of paying for courses or credit hours.

Requirements

  • Must have a bachelor’s degree or higher
  • Completed online application and transcripts
  • Materials you are required to submit may vary depending on the academic program to which you apply

Special Accreditation

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

School Accreditation Statement

The Higher Learning Commission

Geographic Restrictions

This program is not available to residents of New York and Rhode Island.