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Early Childhood Education Degree Requirements

To qualify for the M.S.Ed. degree in Early Childhood Education (Birth-Grade 2), students must fulfill the following requirements:

(1) Submit scores on the edTPA, Educating ALL Students Test (EAS), Academic Literacy Skills Test (ALST), and Revised Content Specialty Tests (CST).

(2) Complete 39-42 credits of prescribed coursework.

(3) Submit professional portfolio.

(4) Complete and submit a satisfactory culminating project.

(5) Apply for initial or professional certification.

To qualify for a M.S. Ed. in Early Childhood Education/Integration of Bilingual Extension (Birth – Grade 2), students must fulfill the following requirements:

(1) Submit scores on the EdTPA, Educating ALL Students Test (EAS), Academic Literacy Skills Test (ALST) and Revised Content Specialty Tests (CST)

(2) 45-48 credits of prescribed course work.

(3) Submit professional portfolio.

(4) Complete and submit a satisfactory culminating project.

(5) Apply for initial or professional certification by completing the requirements for a Bilingual Extension: EDC 738, EDC 739, EDC 727, and *SPE 703 or EBS 701

(6) Pass Bilingual Education Assessment (BEA).

Last modified: 11/20/2014