• Application Deadline
  • 15 months
    Duration
This Master of Education in Early Childhood Education program at the American College of Education focuses on the knowledge and skills needed to engage young children in learning experiences that will influence future educational opportunities. You will learn to create viable, age-specific, and dynamic learning environments.

About

Key Features of the Master of Education in Early Childhood Education program at the American College of Education

  • Focused Coursework:

All courses within the program center around curriculum development, assessment, and other topics and trends in early childhood education. You will only take courses with individuals who share your passion for early childhood education.

  • Flexible

Study on your schedule. Our online format allows you to plan your coursework around your life.

  • Intentional Design

This program was designed on a research-driven framework to help you create effective early childhood learning environments.

  • Comprehensive Engagement

This program goes beyond the classroom to help you learn to build relationships between the school and family.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Foundations of Child Development
  • Child Growth and Development
  • Curriculum Development: Methods and Strategies
  • Curriculum Development: Content Specific
  • Trends in Early Childhood Education
  • Research Methods for Early Childhood Education

Audience

Dr. Tiffany Hamlett has worked in higher education for eight years in various educational fields. Her background includes early childhood education, curriculum development, and research methods. In addition, she serves as a reviewer for Social Development and the Southern Early Childhood Association. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 15 months
    • Part-time variant
      Flexible
  • Credits
    31 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.75

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.75 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average of 2.50 on a 4.0 Scale for Provisional Admission

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Bachelor's or Highest Post-Baccalaureate degree earned
  • Minimum Grade Point Average 2.75 on a 4.0 Scale for full admission
  • Minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average of 2.50 on a 4.0 Scale for Provisional Admission
  • Additional evidence may be required to fulfill state requirements, including but not limited to verification of professional experience, test scores, or an interview
  •  Complete and submit all application components including the admission application, including the enrollment agreement, and payment agreement.
  • Submit the nonrefundable application fee.
  • Provide official transcripts from a regionally accredited institution indicating successful completion of the level of education required for entry to the program.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    6936 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8675 USD for the full programme and a duration of 15 months.
  • National

    6936 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8675 USD for the full programme and a duration of 15 months.
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Funding

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