Master of Arts in Teaching / Interdisciplinary Early Childhood Education
Eastern Kentucky University

Program Details

The online Master of Arts in Teaching program is designed for individuals who already hold a non-teaching bachelor’s degree and are interested in becoming teachers.  The curriculum blends academic and professional preparation through course topics such as content, effective pedagogical skills, and dispositions that foster life-long growth and learning. 

The Interdisciplinary Early Childhood Education concentration provides for career opportunities including:

  • Elementary education teacher
  • Public preschool coordinator
  • Head start coordinator or administrator
  • Director of early childhood centers


  • Bachelor's degree
  • 2.75 minimum GPA
  • Official transcripts
  • Relevant PRAXIS scores
  • Letters of reference
  • Essays
  • Resume
  • Background check
  • Interview
  • Autobiography
  • Personal & professional fitness declaration
  • Statement of commitment
  • Additional materials may be required

Special Accreditation

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Geographic Restrictions

Students who do not hold teacher certification in Kentucky should consult with their state's licensing agency to determine whether this program will meet their state's licensure requirements.