Education Specialist in Early Childhood Education
University of Alabama at Birmingham

Program Details

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.

Courses may include:

  • Curriculum Projects
  • Readings in Teaching and Learning
  • Problems and Issues in Education
  • Introduction to Educational Research Design

% Online

Mostly Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

School Accreditation & Licensing

University of Alabama at Birmingham is accredited by:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Official High School Transcript/GED Score, Additional Materials May Be Requested

Additional Info

  • Most or all content delivered online with the potential of few on-campus meetings
  • Valid Alabama master's level professional educator certificate in Early Childhood Education (Class A) or approved equivalent

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