Teaching and Learning - Master of Education (M.Ed.) - Early Childhood Education

Master of Education (M.Ed.) - Teaching and Learning - Early Childhood Education

Phyllis J. Washington College of Education

Degree Specific Credits: 36

Required Cumulative GPA: 3.0

Catalog Year: 2022-23

Notes/Description

  • All requirements for the degree must be completed within 6 years, including successful completion of a departmental comprehensive examination.

  • The M.Ed. Early Childhood Education degree is a good choice for currently licensed teachers who are interested in obtaining a Preschool - Third Grade (P-3) endorsement.

  • Individuals who do not have current K-8 licensure can complete the M.Ed. Early Childhood Education degree for professional development. This option is a good choice for people working in community-based early childhood programs and referral agencies, as well as people working with young children and their families in fields such as psychology, social work, sociology, anthropology, pre-medical science, and nursing.

  • The degree is 100% online and aligns with the National Association for the Education for Young Children Professional Standards and Competencies for Early Childhood Educators.

Summary

Core Courses

15

Early Childhood Education Option Courses

21

Total Hours

36


Core Course

Code

Title

Hours

Complete one of the following foundation of education courses:

EDU 502

Philosophy of Education

3

EDU 504

History of American Education

3

EDU 510

Developmental & Learning Sciences

3

Complete all of the following courses:

EDU 514

Education Across Cultures

3

EDU 515

Computer/Technological Application in Education

3

EDU 518

Inclusion and Collaboration

3

EDU 520

Educational Research

3

Total Hours

15

Minimum Required Grade: C

Early Childhood Education Option Courses

Code

Title

Hours

Complete all of the following courses:

EDU 501

Curriculum Design, Implementation, & Evaluation

3

EDEC 508

Early Childhood Principles and Practices

3

EDED 515

Educational Professionals Working With Families Experiencing Adversity

3

EDEC 520

Meeting Standards Through Play-Based Environments

3

EDEC 530

Social and Emotional Development in Young Children

3

EDEC 540

Neuroscience and Its Impact on Child Development

3

EDU 588

Action Research in Classroom

3

Total Hours

21

Minimum Required Grade: C