Graduate Catalog 2019-2020 
    
    Nov 22, 2019  
Graduate Catalog 2019-2020

Early Childhood Education, Ed.S.


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Understandings and skills necessary for teaching children P-5 are the focus of this program. The program of 27 hours is based on a student’s background. This program will include 6 hours of Students as Learners, 6 hours of Societal Issues, 6 hours of Classroom Issues, and 9 hours of Research and Inquiry. Admission to the program requires a level 5 clear, professional certificate in Elementary Education based on an earned Master of Education degree in Early Childhood Education. Any other master’s degree with teacher certification must meet the content specialization requirement in the Early Childhood Education master’s degree program in order to be admitted into the Ed.S. program. In addition to the requirements for regular admission, the following requirement applies for applicants to the Ed.S. degree in Early Childhood Education:

  • Applicants must have a minimum overall 3.0 GPA.

Plan of Study


Professional Education Sequence


Classroom Issues: 6 Hours


Research and Inquiry: 9 Hours (must be taken in sequence)


Total Program: 27 Hours


Program Notes

  * Denotes required courses.

  1. ECSE 7566 and ECED 8272 should be taken early in the Ed.S. program.
  2. ECED 6290 or EDRS 6301 is required as a prerequisite for this course.
  3. ECED 8284 is required as a prerequisite for this course.
  4. Methods courses taken as part of the Early Childhood Education M.Ed. at UWG cannot be repeated.

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