1 University Drive
Campbellsville, KY 42718
M.A. Teaching, Interdisciplinary Early Childhood Education
Preschool and kindergarten teachers hold significant positions in any public school system. With Campbellsville University’s online childhood education degree, you will gain the skills you need to impact a child’s life and future. The program is perfect for those who have a bachelor’s degree in early childhood and are seeking certification and a position teaching preschool or kindergarten in public schools. Upon completion, you will have earned both your teaching certification and a master’s degree at the same time.
Our online MAT degree in early childhood education incorporates Christian principles into the curriculum as you learn the various advanced curriculum and methods utilized in early childhood education, global perspectives in early childhood and advanced child development. Additionally, you’ll explore the skills necessary for collaboration and communication within early childhood education, as well as how technology can play a role in the classroom. You will also be able to choose an elective that will help you achieve your career goals, including courses that examine autism spectrum disorder and learning disabilities, teaching kindergarten and leadership of early childhood education programs.
There is a 16-week student teaching requirement for those who are not Option 6 students. Option 6 students have to complete the graduate practicum/seminar course, in which they apply instructional knowledge in a field-based setting and receive cognitive coaching from colleagues.
Campbellsville University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC). Our online MAT degree is also accredited by NCATE, the National Council for the Accreditation for Teacher Education. The fully online program offers the flexibility and convenience of completing coursework when it best fits your schedule. In addition, the program’s faculty members have real-world experience in the field of early childhood education.
Classification: Master's College or University II
Loans Offered: Campbellsville University’s FAFSA code: 001959
Locale: Remote Town
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