Master of Arts in Education in Early Childhood Education
University of Alabama at Birmingham

Program Details

The online Master of Arts in Education 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 to success as classroom teachers.

Courses may include:

  • Programs for Young Children
  • Infant Toddler Development
  • Pre and Early Reading
  • Instructional Methods
  • Teaching with Technology

% 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

Bachelor Degree

Admission Tests


Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Essay/Writing Sample, Resume/CV, Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Occupational License

Additional Info

  • Most or all content delivered online with the potential of few on-campus meetings
  • Class B teaching certification through Alabama or an approved non-resident equivalent

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