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Inquiry-Based Early Childhood Education

The Certificate in Inquiry-Based Early Childhood Education is designed for students with an interest in high quality, developmentally appropriate early childhood education. With a focus on hands-on, inquiry-based learning in intentionally designed indoor and outdoor environments, this certificate program is a great option for students working in or interested in working in the field of early childhood education.

Department Name: Department of Early and Special Education

Official Certificate Name: Inquiry-Based Early Childhood Education Certificate

Certificate Type: Undergraduate Certificate

Individuals working in or studying early childhood education may be eligible for grants or scholarships through Idaho STARS. Learn more here:

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What can I do with this certificate?

Students completing this certificate program will be well prepared to work as an early childhood educator, supporting young children’s development and collaborating with families. Students in this program will explore best practice in early childhood education, will focus on supporting children’s inquiry and development, and will develop skills as a leader and advocate in the field.

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Costs and Scholarships

Boise State provides an affordable, quality education to improve your future. Scholarship opportunities are available for residents and nonresidents, making it even more affordable to attain a quality education.

The College of Education also offers a range of scholarship opportunities. 

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