University of New Hampshire

College of Liberal Arts

Early Childhood Education


105 Main St., Thompson Hall

Durham, NH 03824

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Early Childhood Education

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Department of Education offers the master of education degree in early childhood education and an option in special needs. Certification as an early childhood teacher (N- 3) is available.

This program is an advanced course of study designed for teachers, administrators, and other early childhood practitioners who wish to improve their professional competence and broaden their career opportunities. The program emphasizes the acquisition of knowledge and competencies in child development (birth through eight years), learning environments, developmentally appropriate curriculum, developmental and cultural diversity, and professional leadership. The coursework culminates in extensive field-based experience.


New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Small Suburb

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