This program is not currently admitting new students.
The Certificate of Advanced Study (C.A.S.) in early childhood education is an individualized and interdisciplinary program designed to advance your professional and leadership skills.
As the premier teacher-training institution in Maryland, Towson University has a 150-year
tradition of preparing classroom teachers, education specialists and school leaders.
Our post-master’s C.A.S. in early childhood education is designed to address the need for increasing professionalism and leadership for those who work in variety of settings with young children from birth through age 8 and their families.
The C.A.S. program prepares students to assume greater roles as advocates and policy specialists, administrators, family specialists, master teachers, researchers and teacher educators, and may lead to later doctoral study.
The 30-unit certificate is aligned with the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) Standards for Advanced Professional Preparation in Early Childhood Education.
The program offers you:
View certificate requirements in the Graduate Catalog.
For information on program costs, related careers, and graduation and median loan debt data, please see the Federal Gainful Employment Program Disclosure Data.