Graduate School of Education - George Mason University

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School of Recreation, Health, and Tourism - George Mason University

The School of Recreation, Health, and Tourism (SRHT) offers exciting, career-ready majors in dynamic fields such as athletic training, tourism and events management, health and physical education, kinesiology, sport management, and recreation management. SRHT features renowned faculty, cutting-edge research, six laboratories and centers, and a diverse student body of more than 1,000 undergraduate and graduate students each year. Each major requires one or more internship or clinical experiences, ensuring that students graduate not just with a transcript but with a resume that demonstrates their professional aptitude and skills.

Early Childhood Education Degree Options

Obtaining an early childhood education degree is all about understanding how the young mind works and the strategies that are effective in improving its ability to obtain and retain knowledge.

Early Childhood Education Program Degree Options

Certificates

  • Graduate Certificate: Early Childhood Education - PK-3 Licensure
    This 30-credit hour certificate offers required course work for teacher licensure in Early Childhood Education PK-3 to be completed with 15 to 30 credits based on the number of equivalent courses completed prior to enrollment.

  • Graduate Certificate - Early Childhood Special Education Licensure
    This 33-credit certificate offers required coursework for teacher licensure in Early Childhood Special Education. Students who have completed graduate or undergraduate coursework prior to admission to this graduate certificate program may request that courses in this program be waived based on prior coursework. Students who are eligible to waive coursework must complete a minimum of 15 credits to graduate with the Early Childhood Special Education Graduate Certificate.

  • Graduate Certificate: Dual Licensure Early Childhood Education PK3 and Early Childhood Special Education
    This 45-credit hour certificate offers required coursework for teacher licensure in Early Childhood Education PK-3 and Early Childhood Special Education. Students who have completed graduate or undergraduate coursework prior to admission to this graduate certificate program may request that courses in this program be waived based on prior coursework. Students who are eligible to waive coursework must complete a minimum of 15 credits to graduate.

Undergraduate Minors