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

Program Details

The online Master of Arts in Education in Early Childhood and Elementary Education program prepares individuals for careers as highly qualified preschool, kindergarten, or elementary school 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:

  • Early Childhood Education
  • Language Development
  • Studying the Child in School
  • Pre and Early Reading
  • Current Issues in Education

% 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

GRE, MAT

Applicaton Requirements

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

Restricted States

Kentucky