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Master of Education in Early Childhood Education

School of Education and Human Services

This graduate program helps professionals hone their skills in working with children from birth through age eight in educational and agency settings. The program includes theory, but also observation and participation in clinical, school and community settings. Graduates will learn about direction and evaluation of early childhood programs, as well as the coordination of community resources for your children and their families.

Delivery Type: 100% online

Credit required/Time to completion: 36 credits

Cost of degree: Tuition rates

Projected National Average Salary: $43,800

Projected National Job Growth: 6.7%

Career Opportunities: Teacher, education administration, instructional and curriculum designer

Who should apply: Teachers and educators who would like to expand their skills and learn more about early childhood education administration, leadership and curriculum and instructional design for students from birth through eight years of age.

Who is hiring OU grads: ATX Learning, Anthromed Education, ProCare Therapy, State of Michigan, University of Michigan, school districts across Michigan, and more.

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*Data was last reviewed in February 2024. Projections may not reflect local and/or short-term economic or job conditions and do not guarantee actual job growth.

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