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Creating educational play strategies for preschool, understanding teaching methods in math and reading, and developing curriculum for the youngest of students are all essential elements for today’s teachers in early childhood settings (birth to age 8).
Early childhood education courses
Develop new teaching strategies and gain practical ideas for your own classroom through our early childhood courses. These courses may also help you meet certain criteria for potential recertification, endorsements and professional development.
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While many of our courses and programs are widely available, you may find some that are not offered in certain locations or formats.
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Associate, bachelor's and master's courses are academic, for-credit courses. Transferability of credit is at the discretion of the receiving institution. It is the student's responsibility to confirm whether or not credits earned at University of Phoenix will be accepted by another institution of the student's choice. Individual courses are not eligible for federal financial aid.
Most certificate programs are credit-bearing, and many are eligible for federal financial aid for students who qualify. Please note that the A+ Fundamentals, CCNA and Network+ Technologies certificate programs are not eligible for federal financial aid. The Application Delivery Networking Certificate Program (noncredit) is not credit bearing and not eligible for financial aid. Students completing the noncredit Application Delivery Networking Certificate Program will receive a letter of completion.
Although our continuing teacher education courses are accepted by some state agencies in the United States toward teacher certifications and endorsements, this may not be the case in all states or foreign jurisdictions. If you plan to use courses for certification or endorsement, please check with your own state agency and your school district for applicability. Continuing teacher education courses are not intended to apply to degree programs at University of Phoenix. These courses are not eligible for federal financial aid.
While widely available, not all courses are available in all locations or in both online and on-campus formats. Please check with a University Enrollment Advisor. More information about admissions requirements can be found in the Academic Catalog.