Created to be a flexible option for developing the skills that are needed for teaching children between birth and Grade 3, the online Master of Science in Education (M.S.Ed.) in Early Childhood Education from the University of the Southwest can be completed concurrently with a licensure plan that leads to a teaching license.
Throughout this online early childhood education program, students will work with a number of experts as they develop the knowledge and the competency that is required for working young children.
Topics addressed by the online early childhood education course of this program, include:
- Culturally Diverse/Special Needs
- Educational Research
- Child Growth & Development
- Integrated EC Curriculum
- Methods & Materials: Math, Science, Motor
- Advanced Assessment
- Whole Child: Social Studies, Social Dev, Arts
- Educational Leadership
- Early Intervention: Infant & Toddler
The coursework is online, but your practicums can be completed in your own community.
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission