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

$116/mo

*if using financial aid

How to Pay
Online 30 credits * 20 months
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

Endorsement-only option available

Online & Asynchronous Format

No GRE or Entrance Exam Required

For

Current teachers who want to earn a Master of Education degree in Early Childhood Education.

What You Learn

You’ll learn innovative educational theory and proven instructional techniques through a curriculum that explores current research and modern issues in teaching. An early childhood education degree prepares you with the advanced knowledge, skills, and dispositions needed to promote learning in all young children. 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.

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

With an online Master’s in Early Childhood Education, you can apply your advanced expertise to a number of teaching and leadership careers including birth-3rd grade teacher, professor, family support specialist, consultant, mentor, researcher, and program administrator.

Courses Offered

Course NumberTitleCredits
EDUC 574*

Early Childhood Program Organization and Management

3
EDUC 578*

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

3
EDUC 565*

The Young Child: Language and Literacy Development

3
EDUC 580*

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

3
EDUC 594

Research Evaluation and Design

3
EDUC 650*

Family and Culture

3
EDUC 583*

Primary Education: Development, Methods, Curriculum & Assessment (Ages 6-8)

3
EDUC 573A

Action Research Project

3
EDUC 573B

Practical Application of the Action Research Project

3
EDUC 625

Serving and Leading in Community and World

3
 Total Credit Hours:30

*Courses required to obtain an Early Childhood Education Endorsement only. Field Experience/Internship hours are required.