Millersville University

School of Education

Early Childhood Education

Address:

1 South George Street

Millersville, PA 17551

United States

Phone:

717-872-3099

Fax:

717-872-3453

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Early Childhood Education

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Master of Education degree program in Early Childhood Education prepares professionals for teaching and administrative positions in child care and preschool settings, elementary schools, early intervention special education programs, and colleges. The program is based on knowledge and developmentally appropriate practices for the teaching and learning of young children (birth through eight years of age). An interdisciplinary program, it focuses on the connections of children, family, educational settings, and community so essential to a young child’s total development and individual diverse needs. The program addresses early childhood issues using sound research practices and principles and includes a focus on the graduate student’s individual professional needs. Courses are taught by graduate faculty members from the elementary and early childhood education, educational foundations, special education and psychology departments.

Accreditation:

Teacher Education programs are accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education, and the University is a member of the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education.

Facts & Figures

# of Credits Required: 36

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): $531.50 - PA Resident, $749.50 - Non-Resident USD

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Large Suburb

Size & Settings: 6,000-9,999

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