Graduate Catalog 2018-2019 
    
    May 19, 2019  
Graduate Catalog 2018-2019

Early Childhood Education, M.Ed.


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A master’s degree in Early Childhood Education can be achieved by completing an innovative program designed to promote research-based practices that ensure that all students can and do learn. Applicants must have an undergraduate degree in Early Childhood or Elementary Education to enter the program. The program consists of a minimum of 36 hours of course work.  This degree does not lead to initial certification in Early Childhood Education.

In addition to the requirement for regular admission, the following requirements apply for applicants to the M.Ed. degree in Early Childhood Education:

  • Applicants must have an undergraduate degree in Early Childhood or Elementary Education and be eligible for an Early Childhood or Elementary Education clear and renewable certificate or possess a renewable professional certificate in Early Childhood or Elementary Education with a minimum overall 2.7 GPA.

Courses include 9 hours in professional studies, 6 hours in research and assessment, 15 hours in elementary content, and 6 hours of electives.

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