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Leadership, Policy and Advocacy in Early Childhood

University of North Carolina Wilmington

24 months
Duration
18548 USD/year
18548 USD/year
4720 USD/year
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About

The Master of Education (M.Ed.) program at University of North Carolina Wilmington includes a specialization in Leadership, Policy and Advocacy in Early Childhood specifically in the area of early childhood. 

Overview

This specialization is an interdisciplinary program designed for people who work or wish to work as a leader in the field of family and child advocacy. 

Information in this degree supports the development of leadership skills to serve in positions within community, state, and national agencies, in both the public and private sector that focus on supporting the healthy development, growth, and education of families and children. 

Key Features 

  • This Leadership, Policy and Advocacy in Early Childhood specialization at University of North Carolina Wilmington provides a grounding in social, historical, philosophical, developmental, educational, and international perspectives of family and child advocacy. 
  • The specialization supports the Watson College of Education Conceptual Framework for developing highly competent professionals to serve in educational leadership roles.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Historical and Contemporary Issues and Trends in Early Childhood Education 
  • Public Policy and Advocacy for Children and Families 
  • Leadership Theory and Behavior 
  • Diverse Families and Children in Communities
  • Internship in Leadership, Policy, and Advocacy 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

36 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor's degree completed before graduate study begins in early childhood or related field (documentation of experience in the field of early childhood is required if the bachelor's degree is in another field).
  • Official copies of transcripts of college work (graduate and undergraduate).
  • Three recommendations from individuals who can attest to the qualifications of the applicant for admission to this program.
  • A personal statement describing one's interest in family and child advocacy and any prior leadership experience.
  • Requirements maybe substituted depending on a student's background and experience. Consultation with a faculty advisor is required to determine if a substitution is appropriate.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18548 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18548 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    18548 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18548 USD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    4720 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4720 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Wilmington

900 - 1400 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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