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Early Childhood Education

100% Online Early Childhood Emergent Inquiry Graduate Certificate


Early Childhood Emergent Inquiry Graduate Certificate

Program Overview:

The goals and objectives for the Early Childhood Emergent Inquiry Graduate Certificate are focused on emergent inquiry curriculum in the field of early childhood education in alignment with the vision of the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) for educating early childhood teachers and teacher leaders.

Candidates in this certificate program will demonstrate the knowledge and skills as described in the NAEYC Core Standards for Professional Preparation.


Who this online certificate program is for:

The program is open to students everywhere who hold a bachelor or master's degree in Early Childhood or a related field (Psychology, Special Education, Elementary Education, etc.). Two years of experience working with young children (birth through 8 years) is preferred.


Your Program (18 credit hours):

  • ECED 5600 - Social Development from a Constructivist Perspective (3 credits)
  • ECED 5610 - Family Community Relations from an Emergent Inquiry Perspective (3 credits)
  • ECED 5620 - History and Philosophyfrom an Emergent Inquiry Perspective (3 credits)
  • ECED 5336 - Advanced Creative Development (3 credits)
  • ECED 5640 - Designing Physical Environments from an Emergent Inquiry Perspective (3 credits)
  • ECED 5650 - Language and Literacy from an Emergent Inquiry Perspective (3 credits)

Source: 2014-2015 Graduate Catalog
 Early Childhood Emergent Inquiry Graduate Certificate Catalog Entry


Tuition:

2014-15 ETSU graduate base tuition plus online fees*:

  • $542 per credit hour for in-state students
  • $688 per credit hour for eRate for out-of-state students

*Tuition cost reflected here includes 2014-2015 base tuition and online fees only and does not include RODP courses and programs. Some courses and programs may have additional fees. More information can be found on the University Tuition and Fee Information and the Incidental Fee Information pages.

Students meeting the requirements for Border County residency qualify for in-state tuition rates. 
 

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