The online MS in Education / Early Childhood Education degree program from Jacksonville State University leads to eligibility for a fifth-year (master's) teacher certification in early childhood education (P-3). Courses cover topics such as:
Materials & Methods
Behavior & Development in Early Childhood
Individualization of Education for Young Children
Issues & Trends in Early Childhood Education
Enhancing Learning Through Children's Literature
Intervention in the Early Childhood Education Classroom
If currently an educator, a copy of the candidate’s Professional Educator Certificate
Current professional vita or resume
Official test scores on the General Test of the GRE or the MAT
Applicants must meet one of the following formula requirements.
450 times the undergraduate GPA plus the total score of verbal and quantitative sections of the General Test of the GRE is equal to or greater than a total of 2100 points OR
15 times the undergraduate GPA plus the MAT score is equal to or greater than a total of 80 points.
Accreditation & Licensing
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)
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