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2022-2023 Catalog 
2022-2023 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 apply the professional content expertise, knowledge, skills, and dispositions of their education profession.
  2. Use research and evidence to develop environments that support and assess learning and their own professional practice.
  3. Show commitment to and develop professional education leadership attributes.

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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