Master of Arts in Education Degree in Elementary Education-Early Childhood Education (P-3

Master of Arts in Education Degree

The Master of Arts in Education degree is awarded in the following major fields: school counseling, instructional leadership, elementary education K-6, P-12 education, secondary education, and special education: collaborative teacher K-6 and/or 6-12. Programs range from 33-48 semester hours. See specific program requirements below.

Early Childhood Education (P-3) (ALSDE/NCATE Approved)

Prerequisite: valid Class B professional certificate in the early childhood education teaching field.

Required Courses:
EED 601Methods of Action Research for Educators3
EED 602Applied Action Research for Educators3
EED 605Instructional Technology for Early Childhood and Elementary Education3
EED 610The Master Teacher3
EED 611Issues in Early Childhood and Elementary Education3
EED 625Advanced Studies in Assessment of Early Childhood and Elementary Learners3
ALSDE-approved diversity course3
Advisor-approved coursework in early childhood education with at least 6 hours at the 600 level12