If you believe children truly are our future – and that every child deserves the best possible start for a lifetime of learning – then Concordia University, Nebraska’s Master of Education in Early Childhood Education (ECE) is right for you.
This 36 credit-hour M.Ed. program offers candidates advanced study in early childhood development and learning, focusing on the role of becoming an accomplished teacher/mentor. Courses are founded on established age-appropriate approaches (birth through age 8), while also examining current research and emerging issues in this field.
As part of Concordia’s commitment to developing teachers as transformational servant-leaders, the ECE program emphasizes the importance of working within each child’s unique family and cultural environment, and promoting team-based approaches with other educators and support staff.
Our ECE curriculum also conforms to guidelines prescribed by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC).
Demonstrate advanced understanding of child development and child psychology, including the ability to implement appropriate curriculum activities that advance all areas of children’s development and learning, and techniques for appropriate learning assessment.
Establish and maintain inclusive environments that ensure children’s safety and their healthy development.
Develop positive, supportive relationships with children, families, and communities focused on guidance and group management and incorporating diversity and differences based on race, gender, socioeconomic status, language, spiritual development and special needs
Commit to professional standards within the early childhood education profession; understand and process current research and issues in early childhood education.
The next start date for Early Childhood Education is Monday, May 1.
The M.Ed. in Early Childhood Education from Concordia University, Nebraska offers the comprehensive skills, knowledge, and training that can lead successful candidates to rewarding careers in education.
Early Childhood Education Courses
With your MEd. from Concordia University, Nebraska, you'll be equipped to make a difference in your classroom and the lives of your students.
Our eight-week classes allow you to quickly progress through your degree. Advance your career sooner with our accelerated and flexible scheduling options where you can earn your degree in as little as one year.