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Curriculum and Instruction - Early Childhood Education Option

The University of Montana

Master
24 months
Duration
262 USD/credit
262 USD/credit
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Tuition fee
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Nestled in the heart of western Montana’s stunning natural landscape, the University of Montana is a place where top-tier students, educators and researchers from across the country and around the globe come and thrive. UM is located in Missoula, Montana’s second-largest city with a population of 80,000 residents.

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Overview

The curriculum is designed to meet national and state early childhood education standards and will be delivered in an on-line format to create a readily accessible master’s degree option for current teachers and other human service professionals to prepare them for emerging needs in the workforce.

  • The Early Childhood Education M.Ed. is designed for professionals who do not have an educational background specifically in early childhood but are interested in or currently established in early childhood careers.
  • All courses require a lab component in a qualifying P-3 setting. Professionals currently working in the early childhood field (preschool – grade 3 settings) will be able to complete most of their lab work in their current settings.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Educational Psychology
  • Education Across Cultures
  • Computer & Other Technological Appl.in Educ.
  • Inclusion and Collaboration
  • Educational Research
  • Early Childhood Principles and Practices
  • Families, Community, Cultures
  • Meeting Standards Through Play-Based Environments
  • Social and Emotional Development in Young Children
  • Neuroscience and its Impact on Child Development or
  • Childhood Ethnography

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

36 credits alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
3 (required)
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
146 (verbal)
143 (quantitative)
4 (analytical)
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The Graduate School application must be filled out online. Submit the application and pay the $60 fee online.
  • Curriculum and Instruction Application Form
  • Letter of intent including academic and professional goals and philosophy of teaching and learning
  • Current resume including experiences with children and adolescents
  • Official transcripts from all previous institutions attended
  • Three letters of recommendation that attest to your recent academic or professional performance

Tuition Fee

  • International

    262 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 262 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    262 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 262 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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