Program Requirements

General Program Requirements:
Number of Credits Required Beyond the Baccalaureate: 37

Required Courses:

Foundation Course
EDUC 5402Child and Adol Develop3
Early Childhood Education Courses
ECED 5107Mathematics Education for the Early Years: PreK-43
ECED 5108Social Studies Education for the Early Years: PreK-43
ECED 5109Science Education for the Early Years: PreK to 43
ECED 5206Literacy Foundations for the Primary Grades: First through Fourth3
ECED 5502Cognitive Development3
Special Education Courses
SPED 5109Classroom Management and Positive Behavior Support3
SPED 5211Effective Instruction for Students with Disabilities3
SPED 5666Introduction to Special Education3
TESOL Course
TESL 5631Foundations of Language Teaching: Meeting the Needs of English Language Learners3
Culminating Courses
EDUC 5409Research Methods and Induction Capstone3
EDUC 5888Supervised Teaching4
Total Credit Hours37

Culminating Events: Supervised teaching and its related research methods and capstone course are the culminating events for the Early Childhood Education MEd program.

Clearance Requirements

Students enrolled in courses that require fieldwork or internships must submit updated child abuse, criminal and drug clearances every year. Learn more about submitting clearance requirements.