Northcentral University

Master of Arts in Teaching - Early Childhood Education


2488 Historic Decatur Rd. Suite 100

San Diego, CA 92106

United States

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Arts in Teaching - Early Childhood Education

Format: Online

Program Description:

Northcentral University’s Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) program helps students gain the knowledge needed to lead students to success. This comprehensive program is for applicants who already have an alternative teacher certification and want to enhance their skills and knowledge in their current education career. The MAT program is aligned with the standards of the Interstate Teacher Assessment and Support Consortium (InTASC) to ensure a high level of proficiency in critical areas. The early childhood education specialization is tailored for those who desire to model, coach and guide young children through the first years of life when social, physical, cognitive and emotional development occur. Skilled educators create an environment that serves as a foundation for a child’s health and well-being. In this specialization, educators will learn to assess educational potential, create instructional programs, direct and coordinate learning activities, and manage early childhood classrooms.


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

International Financial Aid: Yes

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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