Degree: Graduate Certificate
Classroom Type: Fully Online
Provides Reggio-inspired experiential learning in ECE pedagogy to complement students’ current competencies and experiences. Courses can articulate into CU Denver and Boulder Journey School’s MA in Innovative ECE.
Summer 2023: March 15, 2023
Interest Categories: Education & Counseling
Campus: CU Denver Online
This credit-bearing graduate certificate offered by University of Colorado Denver’s School of Education & Human Development in partnership with Boulder Journey School cultivates student’s pedagogical understandings and practices. It supports the capacity to increase the quality of teaching and learning within early childhood programs. Students have the choice of selecting three of six online Reggio-inspired courses to complement their current competencies and experiences. They can choose to articulate their three courses into the 30 credit hour MA in Innovative ECE, also in partnership with Boulder Journey School.
Please Note: Because this is a practice-based certificate program, students are required to maintain a position in either a classroom or an ECE position where you have regular, consistent and ongoing engagement in a classroom within your context.
Students in the Early Childhood Pedagogy certificate program will:
Prior to applying to the program, you will select your three courses together with an advisor during an individual advising session. See more details about scheduling an advising session in the Admissions section below.
Beginning Summer 2023, all courses will be 8 week sessions. Fall and Spring semesters will be divided into two 8 week sessions.
Course choices include:
Summer 2023 (June 5 - July 28, 2023)
Fall 2023 Block 1 (August – October, 2023)
Fall 2023 Block 2 (October – December, 2023)
Spring 2024 Block 2 (March – May, 2024)
Starting Fall 2022, the cost of tuition and fees for the three three-credit courses is $1329 per course, plus textbooks. Students enrolled in non-degree, certificate programs are not eligible to apply for financial aid.
Recommended Completion Time:6 months to 2 years
Required Credits for Completion:9 Credits
For more information, please contact Sara Van Dyke.