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Graduate Studies Catalog 2010-2011 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Early Childhood Education, M.A. and M.S.

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The Early Childhood Education program offers three options. Option 1 is for students who hold a valid certificate in early childhood education; option 2 is for students who hold a valid certificate in elementary education; and option 3 is for students who hold neither a certificate in early childhood education nor a certificate in elementary education and want to pursue a certificate and Master’s degree in Early Childhood Education. Students in options 1 and 2 may pursue either a Master of Arts degree or a Master of Science degree. The Master of Arts degree requires 30 credits in course work and a 6 credit thesis; the Master of Science degree requires 36 credits in course work. Only the Master of Science degree is available for students in option 3, and requires 52 credits in course work.

Below is the program of study for the three options. All students who are pursuing a Master’s degree must complete the research and foundation course requirements and pass a comprehensive examination.

Research Course Requirement (3 credits)

Foundation Course Requirements (6 credits)

Option 1

Option 2

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