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Education - Early Childhood Education

Furman University

12 months
420 USD/credit 13860 USD/year
420 USD/credit 13860 USD/year
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For teachers with a passion for shaping young minds, the Master of Arts in Education - Early Childhood Education offered by Furman University can be completed in two years (including summer study) and focuses on early childhood behaviors, as well as the curriculum and teaching methods that are appropriate for various ages from infants through early primary years.


Part of the uniqueness of this program is the special attention that is given to meeting the special needs of young children with diverse abilities. 

The Education - Early Childhood Education concentration at Furman University is for teachers who have already met South Carolina Department of Education requirements for certification in elementary education.  

Master of Arts in Education

Master of Arts programs are designed primarily for certified teachers. Individuals seeking initial teacher certification will be required to complete undergraduate courses which will not apply toward the master’s degree.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Statistics and Measurement in Education
  • Research in Education
  • The Culture of Schooling in America
  • Caregiving and Learning: The Infant and Toddler Years
  • Teaching and Learning: The Preschool Years

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


33 SCH


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Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • earned a bachelor’s degree from a regionally-accredited institution in the United States or a teacher education program recognized by the South Carolina Board of Education with a satisfactorily completed an accredited program of initial teacher certification
  • a graduate admissions application, accompanied by a one-time, non-refundable application fee
  • two professional recommendations and Dispositions Assessment Evaluation by persons familiar with the candidate’s teaching (e.g. principal, assistant principal, immediate supervisor)
  • a copy of their current teaching certificate
  • official transcripts from each higher education institution previously attended

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13860 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 420 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    13860 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 420 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Greenville

1083 - 1850 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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