Master of Science in Early Childhood Education
Kansas State University

Program Details

The online Master of Science in Early Childhood Education program prepares candidates to be master teachers, administrators of early childhood programs, and leaders in the development of child care policy.  Participants will learn about best procedures for instructing young children and ways to collaborate with their families and the community, as well as research methods and theories.  Required courses include Child Development, Infant Behavior and Development, Theories of Human Development, and Advanced Program Development.


  • Bachelor's degree with 3.0 GPA in the final two years or approximately the last 60 credit hours
  • Early childhood education licensure
  • Statement of objectives
  • Three professional and/or academic references
  • Transcript(s) from each institution attended
  • Proof of English proficiency (if applicable)

School Accreditation Statement

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission