Inspire young minds from an early age
Our children deserve the best in Texas education. As an Early Childhood Educator, you can lead the next generation to a brighter future. Our graduate program takes a closer look at the physiological and psychological development of children from birth through fourth grade. While here, you'll learn how to apply curriculum theory to the kindergarten classroom and beyond. We understand that earning a degree while teaching is demanding. That's why we've created a flexible, online program that lets you enroll in courses over the summer. Take the next step in advancing your career through our Early Childhood Education program. We'll help you along the way.
Emphases and Minors
Focus Your Passion
We offer two tracks to cater to your early childhood education research interests and career goals. Both tracks emphasize early childhood curriculum design, classroom management, creative arts, math, science and social studies, literacy development diversity and bilingual/ESL education.
Discover which track works best for you.
Master of Education (MEd) Non-thesis
Are you currently certified to teach in Texas? Consider earning your Master of Education in Early Childhood Education! Designed for current educators, our non-thesis track offers a flexible way to enhance your education online.
Master of Science (MS) Non-Thesis
If you desire greater early childhood education coursework but aren’t certified to teach in Texas, the Master of Science track is for you! Admission into our MS track does not require a teaching certificate. You’ll have the option to earn your teaching certificate through our post-baccalaureate alternative certification program.
Early Childhood Education (MED/MS) :: Potential Employers
Local ISDs often seek after our graduates. Job placement and satisfaction is ranked highly in our education program. These are just a few examples of districts where our students found employment. Now’s your chance to discover where you belong.
Graduate Program Cost
Tuition and fees for graduate students taking nine credit hours are $3,669 for Texas residents and $7,341 for non-residents.