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2020-2021 Catalog 
2020-2021 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Early Childhood Education, M.S.Ed.

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Coordinator: Cindy Ryan


Empower educators to strengthen their knowledge, skills, and dispositions to improve their professional practices, to enhance their leadership abilities, and to improve the quality of education using creativity, innovation, and research.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Effectively use advanced content knowledge and educational technologies.
  2. Analyze data and evidence to support learning and engage in change.
  3. Apply learning theories and research in education in a variety of contexts.
  4. Demonstrate professional growth, dispositions and leadership appropriate to their field in education.

The Early Childhood Education, Master of Science in Education degree consists of 45 credit hours of approved graduate-level courses.

The degree has four areas:

  1. Professional Education Core (15)
  2. Early Childhood Education Major(18)
  3. Electives (6)
  4. Exit requirements (culminating experience) (6)

Core Courses

  • Credits: 18
  • See early Childhood Education Coordinator

Elective Credits: 6

Culminating Experiences Exit Requirement

Option 2: Thesis

Six hours of thesis

Total Credits: 45

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