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Curriculum and Instruction

Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania

24 months
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774 USD/credit 11610 USD/year
774 USD/credit 11610 USD/year
516 USD/credit 7740 USD/year
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About

The Curriculum and Instruction, Early Childhood Concentration, M.Ed. program at the Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania is for students with teaching certificates or those seeking certification.

Overview

The Curriculum and Instruction, Early Childhood Concentration, M.Ed. program will provide you with experience in diverse educational settings. It is perfect for you to expand your teaching skills, participate in assessment and policy work and learn about child development. This program has also been awarded national recognition by the National Association for the Education of Young Children, the premier professional organization for early childhood education.

What Will I Learn?

Working with young children and their families is a point of emphasis. You will apply classroom knowledge of child development, families and best teaching practices to a variety of educational settings including public school kindergarten and primary programs, preschool programs, Head Start, child care, parenting and family support programs.

When you have finished the program at the Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania, you will be able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of theory and practice for planning and implementing programs for individual and groups of children
  • Apply and analyze the core knowledge and to systematically develop appropriate curriculum for individual and groups of children
  • Demonstrate capability to refine the core knowledge and evaluate and apply research to improve practice
  • Develop and conduct assessments of individual children and groups
  • Demonstrate understanding of family strengths and areas for support as they form authentic partnerships with families
  • Reflect on practices that result in improved programming for young children and families
  • Use strategies for effectively advocating for policies designed to improve conditions for children, families, and the profession
  • Contribute to continuing professional development in the field of early childhood education

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Child Development 
  • Diversity and Inclusion in Early Childhood Education 
  • Effective Teaching: Theory and Practice 
  • Strategies for Critical Thinking and Problem-Solving 
  • Leadership in Early Childhood Education

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.75

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Have a degree in education from a regionally accredited college or university and provide official transcripts of all undergraduate/graduate work.
  • Have an undergraduate overall GPA of 2.75 or an approved score on the Miller Analogies Test (MAT).
  • Complete a questionnaire referencing teaching background and future goals through the “Program Statement/Questionnaire” link in your Ship Admission portal.
  • Submit three references in the recommendations tab through your Ship Admission Portal. An automated email will be sent for their recommendation.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    11610 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 774 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    11610 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 774 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • In-State

    7740 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 516 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Shippensburg

1000 - 1500 USD /month
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Funding

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