Early Childhood Education
The early childhood education master’s degree program is designed to enhance and broaden the professional skills of teachers who work with children up to eight years old. You may use this program to meet Early Childhood Professional Education License (PEL) requirements or to customize your coursework to fulfill special education approval requirements for teaching exceptional children up to age six.
Program-Specific Admission Information and Requirements
Affiliated College: College of Education
Degree(s) Offered: M.S.Ed. in Early Childhood Education
Program Requires GRE or MAT: No
Letters of Recommendation: 2
All application materials must be received by the appropriate deadline below to ensure priority consideration.
|Internationals Living Abroad||Applicants Residing in the U.S.||Priority Consideration|
|Fall||May 1||July 15||June 1|
|Spring||October 1||December 10||November 1|
|Summer||June 1||April 1|
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