Northcentral University

School of Education

Education Specialist - Early Childhood Education


2488 Historic Decatur Rd. Suite 100

San Diego, CA 92106

United States

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Education Specialist - Early Childhood Education

Format: Online

Program Description:

The Education Specialist degree in Early Childhood Education at Northcentral University allows you to explore a broad spectrum of topics as you increase your understanding of research and theory related to the study of education in early childhood. Throughout this program, you will advance your skills in scientific inquiry and leadership through applied research and program evaluation. You will also have the opportunity to study such topics as growth and development, childhood literature, program administration, curriculum and assessment, and stakeholder partnerships. As an EdS graduate in Early Childhood Education, you will be prepared to pursue various positions in education, such as early childhood consultant, childhood development specialist, or as a policy and development professional. The EdS program will also prepare you for doctoral studies in Early Childhood Education should you desire to pursue further education.


Northcentral University is regionally accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC). 985 Atlantic Avenue Ste 100, Alameda, CA 94501 510.748.9001, For NCU program disclosures visit

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid Description: Financial aid may be available to those who qualify.

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Loans Offered: NCU prides itself on being learner-centered and caring about the success of our learners. We provide tuition payment options that we feel meet your needs and permits the University to prosper and grow.

Locale: Small Suburb

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