M.A. On Campus

Early Childhood Education

University of Michigan Flint

12 months
16120 USD/year
16120 USD/year
12936 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Master of Arts in Early Childhood Education program at University of Michigan Flint is designed for individuals who currently have or are seeking careers as educators of young children, birth through eight years of age. It focuses on educational issues and practices appropriate for this population.


Coursework outside of the concentration strand has been designed to support and enhance the concepts presented. 

Learning outcomes

Early Childhood Education students at University of Michigan Flint select the thesis option (33 credits) or non-thesis option (36 credits). Individuals who wish to pursue a research career, administrative position and/or doctoral degree in education are encouraged to select the thesis option. The program complies with the standards of the National Association for the Education of Young Children.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Current Trends and Issues in Early Childhood Education
  • Early Childhood Special Education 
  • Understanding and Working with Parents of Young Children 
  • Working with Infants and Toddlers
  • Developmental Assessment of Young Children's Learning 
  • Advanced Study of Early Childhood Integrated Curriculum

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


33 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

Completion of an application form for the Education Master of Arts Programs (available in the Office of Graduate Programs, 251 FWTL). This application must be accompanied by:

  • An official transcript from each college or university attended
  • Updated resume
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • A personal statement of purpose
  • A copy of a currently held teaching certificate (certified teachers only)
  • A $55 application fee

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    16120 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8060 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    16120 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8060 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    12936 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6468 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Flint

775 - 1130 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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