Early Childhood Education

For teachers with a passion for shaping young minds, the Master of Arts in Education with a concentration in Early Childhood can be completed in two years (including summer study) and focuses on early childhood behaviors, as well as the curriculum and teaching methods that are appropriate for various ages from infants through early primary years.  Part of the uniqueness of this program is the special attention that is given to meeting the special needs of young children with diverse abilities.

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Course Requirements (33 credits)
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Undergraduate Fifth Year Program

Meet Lorraine DeJong

As coordinator for the early childhood program, DeJong has led in the development of a post-baccalaureate certification program for teachers that received recognition from the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) in 1999, 2006, and 2013. Throughout her career, DeJong has been active in and elected to numerous leadership positions within early childhood education.

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