Early Childhood Education - M.A., M.A.T. and M.Ed. Download to print
College of Education, Health and Human Services
The Master of Arts and Master of Education in Early Childhood Education prepares critically reflective teachers with advanced knowledge in pre-school through primary multi-disciplinary curriculum. Students are prepared to be democratically accountable leaders, co-decision makers, pedagogical experts and committed professionals in various early childhood realms. The program emphasizes commitment to equitable and caring learning communities. Ohio endorsements for pre-school, pre-school with special needs or generalist (grades four and five) may be embedded in the program. The M.A. requires a thesis.
Official transcript(s), goal statement, two letters of recommendation and good moral character verification. Admission into the M.A.T. also requires GRE, Praxis I Mathematics, supplemental form and interview.
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M.A. and M.Ed.: Students are then guided by faculty in the development of a program of study that satisfies both individual professional goals and expectations of the department, college and university. All students are expected to complete an exit project that involves a practicum, action research project or thesis (M.A.).
Licensure Requirement (not required for graduation):
A thesis is required for the M.A. degree.
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
M.Ed.: Students must complete an exit project.
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