Pacific Oaks College

M.A. in Early Childhood Education


5 Westmoreland Place

Pasadena, CA 91103

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.A. Early Childhood Education

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Students in the M.A. Early Childhood Education program will learn how to integrate Pacific Oaks' transformative approach to the field in a variety of leadership roles in public schools, state agencies, child care programs, and several different kinds of nonprofits serving children and families.

The program is based on a strong foundation of early childhood education theory and research and even provides real-world opportunities that go beyond just working with children and families. Students will learn how to collaborate with leaders and administrators in the education space to accomplish and manage a variety of tasks, including facilitating staff development, evaluating programs, creating business processes, and establishing useful practices and policies. These experiences will provide students with an unmatched skillset focusing on culture-centered education. Graduates of the M.A. Early Childhood Education program will be prepared for a variety of leadership roles in just about any educational capacity in the world.


Pacific Oaks is accredited by the Western Association of Schools & Colleges Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC) since 1959.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

Classification: Specialized Institution—Other

Locale: Midsize City

Size & Settings: 0-999

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