Master of Education / Early Childhood Education
Alabama State University

Program Details

For those that have an interest in the learning development of young children, a Master of Education in Early Childhood Education degree might be a good opportunity for you to gain the skills that's needed to work with Pre-K through Grade 3 children in public and private schools. Alabama State University offers this program option completely online, designed so that you can keep your day job and complete a Master's credential at the same time. The non-certification option does not result in a teaching certificate, but does result in increased quality and outcomes of teaching young children. Right now is the best time to earn an education degree, as society places a high emphasis on how young children develop and learn.


  • Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent from an accredited college or university
  • Minimum GPA of 2.5
  • Official transcripts
  • Three professional letters of recommendation
  • Statement of Purpose
  • GRE or MAT Scores (taken within the last 5 years)

Special Accreditation

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges