East Tennessee State University

College of Education

Early Childhood Education Emergent Inquiry Graduate Certificate


807 University Pkwy

Johnson City, TN 37604

United States


(423) 439-4164


(423) 439-5624

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Early Childhood Education Emergent Inquiry Graduate Certificate

Format: Online

Program Description:

The Early Childhood Education Program offers an Early Childhood Education Emergent Inquiry Certificate Program. The goals and objectives for this online certificate are focused on emergent inquiry curriculum in the field of early childhood education. They align with the vision of our professional organization, 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 of the NAEYC Core Standards for Professional Preparation (See NAEYC standards on their website.


East Tennessee State University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges, Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award masters, specialist, and doctoral degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033, telephone (404) 679-4500, or Website with any question regarding the accreditation of East Tennessee State University.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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