Online Master's Degree in Early Childhood

Leading institutions offering Online Master's Degree in Early Childhood Education:

Capella University
- It offers the online master's degree specialization in Early Childhood Education to prepare teachers to design, implement, and evaluate developmentally appropriate learning experiences for young children.
- The curriculum includes course work in such topics as child psychology, classroom management, etc.
- Capella University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the NCA.

The University of North Dakota (UND)
- It offers the online Master of Science (MS) in Early Childhood Education degree to prepare professional teachers and leaders to address the educational needs of young children, ages 0 to 8, in a variety of settings.
- The online program combines theory and research with practical experience. It can be completed in two years.
- The UND College of Education & Human Development is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE).

The University of Toledo
- It offers the online Master’s degree in Early Childhood Education (non-licensure). Applications are accepted throughout the year.
- The University of Toledo is regionally accredited by the North Central Association (NCA) and is authorized to offer degrees online.

University of Missouri-Columbia
- Students can earn a master’s degree online in early childhood education from the University of Missouri-Columbia’s College of Education.
- The program is designed for early childhood practitioners, Head Start teachers, child-care center staff, early childhood special education teachers and others who work with children ages 3 to 8 years.

Edinboro University
- The Department of Early Childhood Education offers an online graduate program enabling students to obtain a Master of Education degree in Early Childhood Education.
- The program qualifies individuals certified in Elementary Education for certification in Early Childhood Education (N-3).
- The online program is designed to be completed in less than two years of part-time study.
- Edinboro University is regionally accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools and is a member of PASSHE (Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education). It is also nationally accredited by NCATE, and all school personnel certification programs are approved by PDE (Pennsylvania Department of Education).

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