The Curriculum and Learning - Early Childhood Department offers a variety of programs designed to meet graduate students’ personal and professional goals, which may include educational research, teaching, supervising, and providing leadership as directors, principals, librarians, or curriculum specialists at all levels of instruction: elementary, secondary, and higher education. Courses are offered on campus, online, and hybrid.
This concentration focuses on inquiry-based learning of developmentally appropriate practice, family involvement, technology, and issues and trends in early childhood education. Students apply theoretical knowledge to action research studies conducted in a variety of early childhood settings.
Students are prepared to develop innovative curricula and take leadership roles in the field of early childhood education.
William Paterson University of New Jersey is a public institution that offers an outstanding and affordable education to a diverse traditional and nontraditional student body through baccalaureate, graduate and continuing education programs.
The University's distinguished teachers, scholars and professionals actively challenge students to high levels of intellectual and professional accomplishment and personal growth in preparation for careers, advanced studies and productive citizenship. Faculty and staff use innovative approaches to research, learning and student support to expand students’ awareness of what they can accomplish.
- Technology in Early Childhood Education
- Curriculum Development and Classroom Management in Early Childhood Education
- Language Development Emergent Literacy and Literacy Instruction for All Learners
- Issues and Trends in Early Childhood Education
- Creativity and Play in Early Childhood Education
- Research in Education
For more information please visit the program website.
- 12 months
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DisciplinesEducation Early Childhood Education View 4051 other Masters in Education in United States
Applicants for admission to a master’s degree program must have completed an undergraduate degree program at an accredited institution of higher learning in the United States or abroad. Foreign applicants must hold a degree considered equivalent to a U.S. bachelor’s degree.
- All transcripts and degree certificates/ diplomas must be written in the original language of instruction.
- Official transcripts must show all courses and subjects taken and all grades (marks) received.
- A course-by-course evaluation of all foreign education credentials is required for most countries and should be forwarded to William Paterson University.
- Diploma Supplements must accompany transcripts from institutions from countries that are part of the Bologna Accord.
- A vocational track is not appropriate preparation for graduate admission.
- Additional requirements are determined by individual graduate programs.
International38181 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 1157 USD per credit during 12 months.
National38181 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 1157 USD per credit during 12 months.
In-State24486 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 742 USD per credit during 12 months.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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