Master of Science in Education: Specialization in Early Childhood Studies
Accomplish your professional ambitions, live your purpose, and earn your Master of Science in Education The Master of Science in Education specialization in Early Childhood Studies (MSE/ECS) is designed to equip individuals with the knowledge, skills, and dispositions of leadership required for professional excellence as early childhood teachers, administrators and program specialists, as well as adult or parent educators in the early childhood field. This program will prepare candidates to excel in their career and calling by providing a purposeful balance between theories, research and practice.
Interactive classes with real-world application
CBU's Master of Science in Education/Early Childhood Studies program is uniquely designed for working professionals seeking to develop technical skills and leadership competencies. Offering both online and hybrid courses, students can complete coursework around their own schedule. A master's degree in education with a specialization in early childhood studies from CBU will increase opportunities for career advancement, improve professional competencies, and develop interdisciplinary skills.
CBU’s MSE/ECS program will give students both the broad and the specific skills to be a leader in early childhood. The program is designed to ensure students will graduate with a firm grasp of all the important skills and abilities necessary for leadership and excellence in the field of early childhood, including curriculum development, employee supervision and management, and program evaluation. “We want to train excellent practitioners; our program is an excellent mix of theory and practice,” Program Director, Cammy Purper said. “Our students will learn the concepts and information they need to understand the theoretical foundations of the early childhood profession, but we also plan for them to gain some really solid practical and personal skills they will be able to put to good use as they work with children and families.”
With small, interactive classes, MSE/ECS students receive individual attention from dedicated instructors while also learning from the diverse experiences and perspectives of fellow scholars. This intimate setting fosters an environment that encourages students to develop interpersonal and team-building skills, while also developing professional networks and supportive relationships. Emphasizing experiential learning through practical application of theory, MSE/ECS coursework incorporates rigorous assignments based on case studies derived from real-world scenarios as well as relevant and contemporary literature.
Through the use of new, innovative distance learning tools, the online experience becomes more than just reading a syllabus and completing coursework. Online learning through CBU's accredited distance learning program provides an interactive learning environment where students can be involved and invested in the learning process.
Tuition & Financial Aid
Financial Aid Offered: No
Classification: Master's Colleges & Universities I
Institution Sector: Private not-for-profit
Locale: Large City
Size & Settings: 1,000 - 4,999