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Inclusive Early Childhood Education

James Madison University

Master On Campus
12 months
Duration
1184 USD/credit
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452 USD/credit
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About

The Inclusive Early Childhood Education program offered by the James Madison University draws heavily from research and theories in child development, family systems, special education, differentiated teaching and learning. 

Overview

The Inclusive Early Childhood Education program offered by the James Madison University will get you prepared to design activities that have an interdisciplinary focus, reflect an understanding of the individual child's development and learning, recognize the importance of family and developmental influences, support the young child in constructing knowledge about self and the world, and involve parents in supporting the child's growth and development.

This 5-year Master of Arts in Teaching (M.A.T.) program is for current JMU undergraduate students that leads to initial teaching licensure in both PreK-3rd grade and Early Childhood Special Education (birth-5 years). Field experiences provide students with the opportunity to learn and practice skills in working with children, birth-8 years. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Effective Teaching in Early Childhood Education 
  • Practicum in the Education of Young Children
  • Individualized Behavior Intervention for Young Children 
  • Creativity and Play 
  • Medical and Technological Aspects of Working with Children with Significant Medical Needs 
  • Student Teaching in Inclusive Early Childhood Education 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Last day of classes Fall semester senior year

Language

English

Credits

30 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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated 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
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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Successful completion of JMU undergraduate degree with IDLS major and IECE minor
  • Applicants should have an undergraduate GPA of 2.75 or better

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1184 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1184 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    1184 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1184 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    452 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 452 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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