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Early Childhood Education - Early Childhood Leadership

Northern Arizona University

12 months
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575 USD/credit 17250 USD/year
575 USD/credit 17250 USD/year
575 USD/credit 17250 USD/year
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About

This Early Childhood Education - Early Childhood Leadership program from Northern Arizona University is designed for practicing teachers who wish to develop skills to better work with preschool and primary-level children.

Overview

No job is more challenging, rewarding, or important than teaching small children. As an early childhood educator, you’ll help shape the character—and future—of every child in your classroom. It’s a big responsibility. If you want to work with preschool and primary school-aged children, this Early Childhood Education - Early Childhood Leadership program from Northern Arizona University will enhance your teaching skills in this area, and will prepare you to succeed.

Learning outcomes

For more than a century, Northern Arizona University has produced leaders for America’s schools. Our graduates have a 98 percent pass rate on the Arizona Educator Proficiency Assessment exam. The College of Education is technologically advanced, culturally responsive, and student-focused. Small class sizes guarantee that you will receive lots of individual attention. You’ll also do plenty of classroom teaching.

With further education, one of these paths is possible:

  • Curriculum specialist
  • Preschool teacher
  • Childcare administrator

Accreditation

This program is accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAYEC).

Programme Structure

  • The MEd Early Childhood Education degree program provides students with the necessary framework for an advanced career in working with pre-school and primary-level children. 
  • This degree offers students, typically practicing teachers of young children, the opportunity to enhance their content, pedagogical, and professional knowledge and skills. 
  • Students have the opportunity to pursue advanced courses in curriculum and instruction, educational foundations, and educational research. Additionally, students choose from three available emphasis areas: Early Childhood Continuing Professional, Early Childhood Leadership, and Early Childhood National Board Certification Teacher (NBCT) Preparation. Students who pursue Early Childhood Continuing Professional track enhance their teaching knowledge and skills with courses such as Parental Involvement in Education, and Early Childhood Curriculum. 

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • All requirements for your specific academic plan(s). This may include a thesis.
  • All graduate work with a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0.
  • All work toward the master’s degree must be completed within six consecutive years. The six years begins with the semester and year of admission to the program.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17250 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 575 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    17250 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 575 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    17250 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 575 USD per credit during 12 months.

 

Funding

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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