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Texas A&M University Corpus Christi - Discover Your Island

Early Childhood Education, MS

Teacher Education

early childhood education

The Master of Science in Early Childhood Education is designed for educators who work, or wish to work, with young children. This program helps teachers, curriculum specialists, and administrators increase competence in designing curriculum, classrooms, centers, and classroom experiences for young children. The program also improves skills in developing and evaluating instruction specifically tailored to young children's needs.

Student Learning Outcomes

  • Articulate and fulfill professional roles and responsibilities related to working with young children in the State of Texas
  • Design appropriate curricula, classroom centers, and classroom experiences for young children in the State of Texas
  • Determine effective, responsive instruction and assessment for young children in the State of Texas
  • Produce a portfolio consisting of experiences, projects, originally designed products, and a synthesis of reflection developed during participation in the degree program

Admission Requirements

You must apply and be admitted as a graduate student in the College of Education. See the Graduate Policies and Regulations and the Graduate Admission page.

Degree Requirements

Visit Course Catalog for a complete list of degree requirements for the Master of Science in Early Childhood Education.

Program Matrices

Master's in Early Childhood National Standards Matrices (xlsx)

Contact

Dr. Jana Sanders, Professor, Early Childhood Education
jana.sanders@tamucc.edu
361-825-3328