Curriculum and Instruction, MEd Concentration in Early Childhood Education for Diverse Learners - No Licensure
For those who seek a greater purpose and to make improvements to society as a whole, early childhood education provides you with a platform to rally for educational changes and improvements.
This 30-credit Early Childhood Education for Diverse Learners concentration leads to a master's degree for professionals who already hold an early childhood education teacher license or are interested in working in an early childhood education context outside the classroom. Students who wish to seek Early Childhood Education, PK-3 licensure are advised to consider completing the Early Childhood Education, PK-3 Licensure certificate program in conjunction with the MEd. Students may use their certificate coursework to fulfill the elective credits for the MEd program.
Curriculum and Instruction, MEd - Concentration in Early Childhood Education for Diverse Learners (No Licensure)
Core Courses (15 credits)
- ECED 503: Inclusive Curriculum for Young Learners: Planning Instruction and Guidance (3 credit hours)
- ECED 504: Engaging Families of Diverse Young Learners (3 credit hours)
- ECED 511: Assessment of Diverse Young Learners (3 credit hours)
- ECED 601: Frameworks for Early Childhood Education (3 credit hours) OR ECED 685: Applied and Teacher Research in Early Childhood Education (3 credit hours) OR ECED 691: Policy Perspectives in Early Childhood Education (3 credit hours)
Electives (15 credits)Select 15 credits from graduate ECED courses or courses approved by an academic advisor.
Field experience may be required throughout the program.