The online Education Specialist in Early Childhood Education program prepares individuals for careers as highly qualified preschool or kindergarten teachers. The curriculum provides skills and knowledge in theories on child development, developmental reading, primary math methods, teaching pedagogy, classroom management, and other concepts and skills that are critical for success as classroom teachers.
Most or all content delivered online with the potential of few on-campus meetings
Requires from 30-33 credits for completion
Master's degree from an accredited institution or higher
Official transcripts from all colleges attended
Valid Alabama master's level professional educator certificate in Early Childhood Education (Class A) or approved equivalent
Other criteria as required by the specific program
Accreditation & Licensing
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)
Not authorized for residents of Kentucky.
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