Early Childhood Education, M.Ed. | University of New Hampshire | Durham, United States
12 months
27810 USD/year
27810 USD/year
14170 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The early years are critical for nurturing children’s curiosity, confidence and love of learning. In the M.Ed. in Early Childhood Education from University of New Hampshire, you’ll learn about the diverse backgrounds and development of young children, constructing appropriate learning environments and curricula.


You’ll work to better understand the role of families, community and social policy in early development and classrooms. Your studies will culminate in an extensive, field-based internship.  

The Early Childhood Education graduate program from University of New Hampshire offers an advanced course of study designed for teachers, administrators and other early childhood practitioners who wish to improve their professional competence and broaden their career opportunities. You may complete electives in order to add teacher certification to your master’s degree, and dual certification in early childhood education and early childhood special education is also available. 

The curriculum content of the program is keyed to National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) and the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) guidelines for advanced degree programs, along with New Hampshire State Teacher Certification standards. 

Career Areas

  • Childcare 
  • Curriculum consultation 
  • Early childhood program administration 
  • Early childhood teachers/team leaders
  • Early intervention
  • Instructional coordination 
  • Preschool directorship 
  • Special needs education 
  • Staff development coordination

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Designing Curriculum for Inclusive, Equitable Settings for Young Children (birth-8)
  • Diversity and Child Development
  • Socio-cultural Perspectives on Teaching and Learning
  • Leadership and Advocacy in Early Childhood Education
  • Advocating for Diverse and Inclusive Family-School-Community Partnerships
  • Curriculum for Young Children with Special Needs: Evaluation and Program Design

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 SCH

Total Credits 37-38


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Transcripts
  • Letters of recommendation: 3 required
  • Test Scores: Praxis Required
  • Personal Statement/Essay Questions
  • State and Federal Background Check

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    27810 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 27810 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    27810 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 27810 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • In-State

    14170 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14170 USD for the full programme during 12 months.


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