Early Childhood Elementary Education Pre K-4 Master of Education and Certification

The Masters of Education in Early Childhood Education Pre K–4 and/or Initial Certification prepares early childhood and elementary teachers for classrooms of young children in pre-kindergarten through grade 4.  

Program Requirements

Educational Foundations | 9 credits for degree and certification    

  • ED 500 Foundations of Education | 3 credits

  • ED 502 Advanced Psychology of Instruction | 3 credits

  • EE 501 Foundations of Early Childhood Education | 3 credits

Accommodations and Adaptations | 12 credits for degree and certification

  • ED 515 Foundations of English Learner Education | 3 credits

  • SE 500 Foundations of Special Education | 3 credits

  • SE 522 Remedial Techniques in Reading and Writing | 3 credits

  • SE 526 Content Access for Students with Learning Differences | 3 credits

Major Courses | 37 credits for certification

  • ED 528 Data Driven Assessment and Instruction | 3 credits

  • EE 516 Teaching Arts, Health, and PE Standards ECEE | 3 credits

  • EE 535 ECE Instructional Design and Pedagogy | 3 credits 

  • EE 536 Teaching Science & Technology Standards  | 3 credits

  • EE 546 Teaching Mathematics Standards l 3 credits

  • EE 512 Emergent Language and Literacy Pre K-4 | 3 credits 

  • EE 5220 ECEE Clinical Field Practicum | 1 credit
    EE 512 and EE 5220 above courses are taken concurrently

  • EE 515 Teaching Social Studies Standards Pre K-4 | 3 credits

  • EE 525 ECEE Clinical Field Practicum | 3 credits                                                                  EE 515 and EE 525 above courses are taken concurrently

  • EE 550 Pre-Service Teaching in ECEE: Professionalism & Classroom Environment | 6 credits

  • EE 551 Pre-Service Teaching in ECEE: Planning & Instruction | 6 credits
    EE 550 and EE 551 above courses are taken concurrently

M.Ed. Degree Courses | 9 credits for degree

  • ED 504 Philosophy & Ethics in Education | 3 credits

  • ED 501 Educational Research | 3 credits

  • ED 600 Critical Issues and Research Seminar (Capstone Course) | 3 credits

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