20 months
480 USD/credit 9504 USD/year
480 USD/credit 9504 USD/year
480 USD/credit 9504 USD/year
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Children only get one childhood – and in their most formative years, they need someone like you to help them thrive. Are you ready to widen your career opportunities and learn how to serve your students at the highest level? You can do this with the Early Childhood Education at Indiana Wesleyan University.


As national and state regulations create higher expectations for the early childhood profession, it’s more important than ever for educators to pursue advanced degrees. Through the Master of Science in Early Childhood Education program at Indiana Wesleyan University, you’ll build on your existing bachelor’s degree and teaching experience, learning to support the healthy development of young children (birth – age 8).

This program offers a graduate-level, non-licensure degree structured to prepare candidates as advanced-level early childhood professionals by focusing on subject-matter expertise, assessment knowledge, research, and developmentally appropriate instructional practices to early learning environments.

Career Options

  • College Professor of Early Childhood Education
  • Childcare Administrator
  • Support Services Professional (Family & Early Childhood Initiatives)

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Parents, Families, and Community Partnerships
  • How We Learn
  • The Faithfull Teacher
  • The Craft of Teaching
  • Research in My School 

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 20 months

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33 SCH



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English requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A baccalaureate or graduate degree from a college or university that is accredited by an accrediting agency recognized by both the U.S. Department of Education (ED) and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) verified on original transcripts sent by the institution directly to Indiana Wesleyan University. 
  • An undergraduate GPA of 2.75 or higher from the baccalaureate degree granting institution at which at least a minimum of 30 hours was completed.
    • Access to a P-3 classroom and childcare center (Letter of agreement).
    • Approval to utilize current early childhood professional position/setting as a potential alternative site for field requirements, if approved.
  • Submit a signed FERPA Release Form.

Work experience

  • At least 2 years of experience in a professional position related to the support of young children and their families (i.e. pediatric nurse, children’s ministry, social services, etc.).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    9504 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 480 USD per credit during 20 months.
  • National

    9504 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 480 USD per credit during 20 months.
  • In-State

    9504 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 480 USD per credit during 20 months.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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