M.Ed. On Campus

Early Childhood Education

Dordt University

12 months
390 USD/credit 11700 USD/year
390 USD/credit 11700 USD/year
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Early Childhood Education from Dordt University can provide an educator with an early childhood endorsement on the teaching license and prepares the teacher or administrator to be a competent professional and leader in early childhood educational programming.  


Early Childhood Education from Dordt University provides practical, hands-on learning experiences in teaching and leading in a distinctively Christian manner.  

Graduates with Early Childhood Education from Dordt College will:

  • assess and address early childhood development and instruction in an educational environment.  
  • gain experience in developing an effective early childhood program. 
  • maximize early educational development opportunities for very young children. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Issues in Education 
  • Learner Development and Principles of Learning
  • Interpreting and Applying Educational Research 
  • Teaching and Learning with Technology 
  • Assessment of Learning Difficulties 
  • Advanced Behavioral and Social Interventions for Exceptional Children 
  • Instructional Decisions 
  • Advanced Pedagogies for Teaching Literacy 
  • Organization and Administration of Early Childhood Education
  • Infant and Toddler Education 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree (GPA of 3.0 or higher) from an accredited institution.
  • Fill out the application
  • Send in all official transcripts (including undergraduate and graduate)
  • Submit information for at least one reference (a principal or adviser) on the application

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    11700 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 390 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    11700 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 390 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Sioux Center

1188 - 1844 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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