Early Childhood Education, M.Ed. | The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley | Texas City, United States
12 months
Duration
15676 USD/year
15676 USD/year
8332 USD/year
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About

The Master of Education (MED) in Early Childhood Education from The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley is offered to professionals who aspire to develop expertise in the areas of child development, early language and literacy development and theory, and application of developmentally-appropriate practices. 

Overview

A primary outcome of the Early Childhood Education program at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley is to advocate for the quality early education of children from diverse backgrounds.

Key Features

  • Students completing the program will develop expertise in the domain areas related to Early Childhood.
  • Students who complete the program will serve as early childhood specialist/advocates at their in their community.
  • Students will develop a research agenda on a topic relevant to early childhood. This research may result in a manuscript submitted for publication.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Major Theories in Early Childhood Education
  • Developmentally Appropriate Practices, Planning, and Curriculum
  • Young Multilingual Learners
  • Dynamics of Play and Learning in Early Childhood Education
  • Early Care and Education of Infants and Toddlers
  • Literacy in Early Childhood Education
  • Internship: Special Topics in Early Childhood

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Rolling admission for national students

Credits

36 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3
GRE admission requirements GRE®
150 (verbal)
141 (quantitative)
4 (analytical)

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution in the United States or a recognized international equivalent in a similar or related field.
  • Undergraduate GPA of at least 3.0. If applicant does not meet minimum undergraduate GPA criterion, GRE general test with minimum scores of 150 Verbal, 141Quantitative, and 4.0 Analytical are required for conditional admission. GRE test scores are valid for 5 years.
  • Official transcripts from each institution attended (must be submitted directly to UTRGV).
  • Letter of intent detailing professional goals and reasons for pursuing the graduate degree.
  • Resume including educational background and work experience.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15676 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7838 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    15676 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7838 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    8332 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4166 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Texas City

882 - 1634 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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