M.Ed. Early Education (32 units)
The Master of Education degree in Early Education is designed for early childhood educators specializing in the learning and developmental needs of children aged birth through 8 years. Candidates in the early education focus have the ability to tailor their program to meet their professional goals. For example, if leadership at a district or pre-school site is a goal of the candidate, his/her program can include coursework focused on developing their leadership skills. Enhancing understanding of curriculum development and refining instructional strategies to support all early learners is a common theme throughout the program.
- CURR321 Research Methods and Application (3)
- CURR341 Preparing Students for the 21st Century (3)
- CURR343 Curriculum for the 21st Century (3)
- CURR345 Teacher Action Research (3)
- CURR384 Writing a Literature Review (2)
- CURR344 Lesson Study (2)
- ECED385 Masters Project in Early Education (4)
- Personalized ECED Electives* (12)
*ECED Electives-M.Ed. Early Education candidates will work with an advisor to determine a course of study that matches the candidate's goals.