California Baptist University

Online and Professional Studies

Master of Science in Education: Specialization in Early Childhood Studies


8432 Magnolia Ave

Riverside, CA 92504

United States

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Science in Education: Specialization in Early Childhood Studies

Format: Online

Program Description:

The online Master of Science in Education specialization in Early Childhood Studies (MSE/ECS) degree program 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.

CBU Online’s Master of Science in Education – Early Childhood degree 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. Students will learn the concepts and information they need to understand the theoretical foundations of the early childhood profession, but also gain solid practical and personal skills necessary for work with children and families.

In the past decade, early childhood education has become widely recognized as important for children’s development. Increased emphasis on the importance of early childhood education has spurred the demand for high quality preschool programs and thus for early childhood professionals as well. The online Master of Science in Education with a Specialization in Early Childhood degree program at CBU Online provides the necessary coursework to build on individual strengths to achieve professional goals in the early childhood field.


Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges

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Classification: Higher Education Institution (Not Carnegie Classified)

Size & Settings: 3,000-5,999

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