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

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Master of Arts in Education Degree

The Master of Arts in Education degree is awarded in the following major fields: school counseling, instructional leadership, early childhood education PK-3, elementary education K-6, P-12 education, secondary education, and special education: collaborative teacher K-6 and/or 6-12. Programs range from 33-51 semester hours. See 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 Technology3
EED 610The Master Teacher3
EED 611Issues in Early Childhood and Elementary Education3
EED 625Advanced Studies in Assessment of Early Childhood and Elementary Learners3
EEX 605Survey of Students with Disabilities ((required if not previously completed) or approved diversity course)3
Advisor-approved coursework in early childhood education with at least 6 hours at the 600 level12
Total Hours33