Lowest online tuition rate in the state of Nebraska
Many M.Ed. programs reduced from 36 to 30 credit hours

Master of Education

Early Childhood Education

Affordable Tuition

$220/mo

*if using financial aid

How to Pay

Birth-3rd Inclusive

Online 57 credits * About 3 years
Lowest online tuition rate in the state of Nebraska
Many M.Ed. programs reduced from 36 to 30 credit hours

Program Highlights & Benefits

Work with young students to enrich the early stages of learning

Includes initial teaching license

Online & Asynchronous Format

No GRE or Entrance Exam Required

For

Those looking to earn their initial Teaching Certificate in Early Childhood Education.

What You Learn

Students will learn the cognitive, emotional, social, linguistic and physical development of typically and atypically developing children from infancy through age 8. Students will also be prepared to teach in inclusive classroom settings.

How You Learn

This is an online cohort. You will check in online to complete assignments and participate in online discussions and group activities. You will finish one 3 credit course every 8 weeks.

Career Outcomes

This degree will also give you additional career opportunities as its greatly sought after by high quality programs that serve young children and families. The expertise you gain through this online early childhood inclusive degree can be used to teach in birth through 3rd grade classrooms and administrative career paths. Schools, social service agencies, health care systems, institutions of higher education and governmental agencies across the United States and Internationally are investing in well trained early childhood educators, which allows you to earn wages commensurate to your advanced qualifications. With an online master’s in early childhood education, you might also choose to pursue a career as a community college professor, family support specialist, consultant, mentor or researcher.

Courses Offered

Course NumberTitleCredits
EDUC 574

Early Childhood Program Organization and Management

3
EDUC 563

Early Childhood Education Foundations and Program

3
EDUC 594

Research Evaluation and Design

3
EDUC 501

Contemporary Thought in Education

3
PSY 511

Psychological Foundations of Teaching and Learning

3
PSY 521

Advanced Child Development

3
EDUC 578

Infants and Toddlers: Development, Methods, Curriculum & Assessment (Birth-3)

3
EDUC 565

The Young Child: Language and Literacy Development

3
EDUC 576

Behavior Management in Inclusive Settings

3
EDUC 559

Instructional Methods for Students with Learning Disabilities and Other Struggling Learners in Inclusive Settings

3
EDUC 580

Pre-Primary Education: Development, Methods, Curriculum & Assessment (Ages 3-5)

3
EDUC 650

Family and Culture

3
EDUC 657

Teaching Students with Autism and Severe/Profound Disabilities

3
EDUC 692

Observing and Assessing the Young Child with Disabilities

3
EDUC 583

Primary Education: Development, Methods, Curriculum & Assessment (Ages six through eight)

3
EDUC 564

Children’s Literature- Literature for Young Children

3
EDUC 625

Serving and Leading in Community and World

3
EDUC 672A

Student Teaching

3
EDUC 672B

Student Teaching

3
 Total Credit Hours:57