ASU's Master of Education in curriculum and instruction is offered fully online, pairing flexibility with academic excellence. This master's program will prepare you to meet the educational, social and emotional needs of children from birth through 8 years old.
Next start date: 05/18/2020
Total classes: 10
Weeks per class: 7.5
Total credit hours: 30
Through online coursework, applied activities and in-person clinical experiences, the program will equip you with specialized skills and advanced knowledge in early childhood pedagogy, community collaboration, technology, administration, policy analysis and advocacy. The master's degree is appropriate for students interested in learning about early childhood education research and working with infants and children in grades K-3. This track may be of interest if you already have a teaching certificate and are interested in furthering your knowledge and skills or pursuing doctoral studies in the future.
All courses are online, but practicum placement are completed in person. If you are seeking certification in a state other than Arizona, you should contact your state department of education to determine the early childhood education requirements prior to applying.
The MEd in early childhood education has two offerings:
Graduates with an ASU Online Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction (Early Childhood Education) have career opportunities illustrated in the following list. Career examples include but are not limited to:
Applicants must fulfill the requirements of both the Graduate College and the Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College.
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