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Master of Science in Education in Early Childhood Education

Program Details

ASU offers the online MSED in Early Childhood Education. This program focuses on the developmental and educational needs of young children and is designed for educators who already hold a teaching license. Students will gain a broad perspective on education that spans early childhood and the knowledge of best practices in this setting. Students will learn to create, select and use a variety of assessment and documentation tools in multiple early childhood settings.

Sample of Program Courses:

  • Documenting Young Children's Learning and Development
  • Perspectives on Professionalism in Education
  • Technology as a Tool for Teaching
  • Developmental Perspectives
  • Teaching and Assessment


  • Baccalaureate degree with a cumulative GPA of at least a 3.0 (4.0 scale) from an accredited institution
  • Official transcript(s)
  • A valid teaching certificate
  • No record as a felon or sex offender

Note: This program does not lead to licensure.

Accreditation & Licensing

Higher Learning Commission

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)


  • Not authorized for residents of Iowa, Illinois, and Georgia.