Northwest Missouri State University

Northwest Missouri State University

Early Childhood Education

Address:

NWMSU Kansas City Center

8 Victory Lane

Liberty, MO 64068

United States

Phone:

1-816-562-1145

Fax:

1-816-562-1900

Program Information

Degree Offered:

M.S.Ed.

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Upon completion of the coursework students will have a strong understanding of child development, effective instruction and classroom management strategies, curriculum development, and administration in early childhood settings. Early Childhood Special Education Endorsement Program: Persons who hold an early childhood certification* may be eligible (see advisor) for endorsement in early childhood special education by completing 2 additional courses listed below. *Persons not holding an early childhood certificate should see their advisor for additional requirements.

Accreditation:

Northwest is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. Northwest has been an AQIP institution since 2005, and served as a pilot institution in the development of AQIP in the late 1990s. In addition to being accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, Northwest programs are accredited by: • Accreditation Council of Business Schools and Programs(ACBSP) • Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) • Council for the Accreditation for Parks, Recreation, Tourism& Related Professions (COAPRT) • Council for the Accreditation of the American Association ofFamily and Consumer Sciences (AAFCS) • Missouri State Board of Education • National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) • National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) • National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)

Facts & Figures

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Distant Town

Size & Settings: 6,000-9,999