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Early Childhood Education, M.S.

Start young children on the path to lifelong success as a thoughtful, compassionate educator. Build a foundation for using innovative technologies in the classroom.

What You’ll Learn

The Early Childhood Education, M.S. is offered in online and blended options, making it ideal for working professionals and adult learners who want flexibility in their education.

You’ll become a reflective practitioner, focusing on putting what you learn in your courses to work in classrooms. Your technology-infused curriculum will help you engage your young students with the latest innovations in both teaching and learning.

New York Tech’s emphasis on diversity ensures that you’ll develop culturally responsive teaching practices and can work with diverse student populations—skills that are in great demand.

Career Options

  • Childcare/Preschool Teacher
  • Elementary School Teacher
  • Preschool Administrator

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Accreditation

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The Master of Science in Early Childhood Education is accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC).

How You’ll Succeed

Upon graduation, you’ll be eligible for New York State certification as a teacher of Early Childhood Education, birth to grade 2. In many instances, New York State certification can be applied towards requirements for teaching certification in other states. In addition, our graduates experience high success rates on New York State certification examinations (NYSTCE).

To further expand your employability, you also have the option to take an additional three courses to get an extension in bilingual education, or five courses for an extension in Bilingual Special Education.

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Accreditation

The Master of Science in Early Childhood Education is accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC).

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