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Master of Education in Early Childhood Education

Build upon your existing knowledge and ability to increase your impact on students in pre-K to fifth grade.

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Take a more active role in shaping teaching practices for early childhood education

The online master’s degree in early childhood education at Brenau can be completed in one year. It’s ideal for current teachers who are interested in advanced learning about early childhood education research, specifically for infants and children in grades pre-K through fifth grade. Learn concepts that give deep insight into teaching and learning for today’s young student.

Brenau’s early childhood education master’s degree helps you:

  • Discover and apply complex research findings to real-world situations in the classroom
  • Build a relationship between play and learning for young children
  • Design project-based curricula
  • Increase potential employment options and career advancement

Choose Brenau for your early childhood education master’s degree

Our number-one priority is providing easy access to quality education so you can improve your life and achieve your career goals. Take advantage of resources like our professional tutoring program, academic coaching and our writing center – all of which serve online students.

100% Online

Coursework for this degree is 100% online to better fit your busy life

NCATE-Accredited

You’re getting a quality degree from a university with a quality accreditation

Accelerated format – graduate in one year

Graduate faster with classes that last just seven weeks


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Get where you want to be in your career with an M.Ed. in Early Childhood Education

Potential Careers

  • Preschool teacher
  • Daycare director
  • Child development specialist
  • School program director

National Average Salary

Preschool and Childcare Center Directors
$46,000
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Average Job Growth

Early Childhood Education Director Employment
11%
Projected growth, 2016–2026


The M.Ed. curriculum at Brenau is based on the skills and talents most desired in today’s education community

Core classes for the M.Ed. in early childhood education (ECE) include:

  • Computer Literacy in Education
  • Curriculum and Pedagogy in Multicultural Education
  • Contemporary Issues in Education
  • Methods of Educational Research
  • Issues in Reading
  • Analysis and Correction of Reading Difficulties
  • Advanced Language Arts Methods (ECE)
  • Advanced Math Methods (ECE)
  • Advanced Science Methods (ECE)
  • Advanced Social Studies Methods (ECE)
  • Advanced Curriculum Development & Analysis of Teaching
  • Comprehensive Examination

“Despite leading a very busy life, Brenau made it possible to still be a mom, wife, friend, full-time resource teacher and graduate student.”

— Janice Frampton, ‘15