This MS in Educational, Option in Early Childhood Education is specifically designed for the working practitioner to gain professional knowledge about Curriculum and leadership for children ages birth to eight years old. The concentration emphasizes developmentally and culture appropriate practices, “hands0on” experiences, evidence-based instruction, working with families, and ways to build leadership and professionalism. The program employs a combination of face-to-face, online, and hybrid classes with Thursday early evening and Saturday morning format to maximize flexibility and convenience. National, state, and local documents are evidenced in coursework. The program includes a practicum and site visit. This program begins in the Fall, is 6 quarters long and students attend classes Fall, Winter and Spring quarters. No classes are offered during the summer.
Designed to provide the working professional special competencies for assuming leadership roles.
Students applying for this program must demonstrate an appropriate background in Early Childhood Education, Human Development, Psychology, Multiple Subject Credential, or other relevant degree. Students may request an interview to waive the prerequisites, or have a history of employment in the field and completed at least 12 units of Early Childhood Classes.
Must be taken in order: TED6020, TED6300, TED 6700, TED6901
TED6070, TED6071, TED6072, TED6073, TED6074, TED6075, TED6076
TED6015, TED6124, TED6245, TED6900, TED6999
|1st Year||2nd Year|
|TED 6070||TED 6071||TED 6074||TED 6076||**Elective||**Elective|
|TED 6072||TED 6073||TED 6300||TED 6700||TED 6020||TED 6901|
**Electives available if stduents wish to take - Not mandated