Master of Science in Early Childhood Education (Non-licensure track)
Erikson Institute

Program Details

The online Master of Science in Early Childhood Education (Non-licensure track) program teaches students to understand how children learn and grow in their education.  The curriculum, designed for early childhood professionals, provides a deeper understanding of how children age eight and younger grow and learn, and how their families, communities, culture, and the broader early childhood systems affect their development and success.  Students can choose a concentration in: social and emotional learning, STEM education, bilingual/ESL education, leadership and advocacy, or language and literacy.


  • Applicants must have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education with a minimum grade point average of 2.75 on a 4-point scale
  • At least one year of practical experience, or equivalent, with children and families in a supervised setting
  • Applicants are expected to have a minimum of two years of full-time post-baccalaureate experience in an early childhood setting
  • A demonstrated suitability for the field

School Accreditation Statement

Higher Learning Commission