M.Ed. Curriculum & Instruction: Early Childhood Educ.

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Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction – Early Childhood Education

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Build Up Young Minds With an M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction – Early Childhood Education Online Degree

Students wishing to advance their education by earning their master of education in early childhood education will be interested in Liberty University’s distance learning education degrees. Our online classes in early childhood education prepare students for teaching the youngest, most impressionable age group. Proper early childhood education sets each child up for success in their future academic careers. Liberty’s biblically-based online education program will prepare students for teaching in a Christian, private, or public school setting. Our seasoned professors will provide students with the quality education they need to be successful in today’s classrooms. 

Our online Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Curriculum and Instruction – Early Childhood Education classes are equipping future educators with knowledge, skills, and up-to-date education techniques. The advantage of taking distance adult education classes in the field of early childhood education is that you will be able to complete your education degree without disrupting your current lifestyle. Distance learning programs have been gaining popularity in the education world, with Liberty being one of the pioneer universities to use this concept. 

Liberty has been a provider of distance education since 1985, providing adult education classes to people who otherwise may not have been able to go back to school. The convenience of earning your degree online allows for more flexibility while still being able to complete your M.Ed. degree in 2 years. Graduates with their master of education in early childhood have the knowledge and tools necessary to successfully encourage young children’s success by meeting each of their students’ academic, emotional, social, and spiritual needs.

At Liberty University, we believe in our students. That’s why we work hard to develop reasonably priced and academically rigorous programs that produce educators and school leaders who model high academic, moral, and spiritual standards before their peers. And it’s why our 100% online Master of Education degrees are now specially priced at just $415 per credit hour for full-time students.

What Will You Learn in the Master’s Degree in Early Childhood Education Program?

  • Childhood development
  • Current issues in early childhood education
  • Behavior management
  • Leadership and supervision in education

Liberty University provides these online education courses with the intention of producing educators and school leaders who model high academic, moral, and spiritual standards. These courses will give you practical techniques and tools to use in your classroom, while also providing spiritual enrichment. 

This degree can provide add-on endorsement if you already hold teaching licensure. If you are seeking initial licensure, you may be interested in our Master of Arts in Teaching.

Potential Career Options with a Master’s in Early Childhood Education

  • Daycare operator
  • Elementary school teacher
  • Preschool teacher

Program Highlights for Our M.Ed. in Early Childhood Education

As a leader in distance education since 1985, we understand what it takes to create a flexible and affordable education for busy people. Since we have been investing in distance and online learning for decades, our experience has taught us how to streamline our degree options so you can focus on what really matters to you. While many schools offer online degrees, we believe Liberty stands out.

Here’s what sets us apart:

  • We are recognized by multiple institutions for our academic quality, affordability, and accessibility. Our commitment to excellence also helped us rank among Niche.com’s top 10 online schools in America. Earning your online Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction – Early Childhood Education degree from a nonprofit university with this kind of recognition can help set you apart from others in your field.
  • Tuition for all undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs has not increased in 6 years. While many other online colleges have raised tuition, Liberty has been able to keep costs low as a nonprofit university. 
  • Students are able to complete the M.Ed. in less than 2 years!

Military Benefits

Service is important to us, so whether you’re currently serving in the Armed Forces, have served, or are married to someone who serves, we’re here to serve you. Liberty’s military benefits are available to:

  • Active duty service members of the U.S. Armed Forces
  • Reserve/National Guard
  • Veterans/retirees
  • Spouses of service members and veterans/retirees
  • Current Department of Defense employees

We are proud to support you in your pursuit of a flexible and affordable online education by offering you the following benefits: 

  • Tuition discounts – $275 per credit hour for graduate courses
  • Additional discount for veterans who serve in a civilian capacity as a First Responder (less than $625 per course)
  • 8-week courses, 8 different start dates each year, and no set login times (may exclude certain courses such as practicums, internships, or field experiences)
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Credit Hours

1.5

Years (Avg.)

Class Type

100% online, 8-week courses

Interested in studying on campus?

Transfer Credits

Transfer in up to 50% of the degree total

Next Start Date

Aug 23, 2021

Accreditation

NCATE through CAEP

Experience That Matters to You

As an accredited Christian college with a 7,000-acre campus in Lynchburg, Virginia, Liberty University offers you an education that is both academically challenging and rooted in a biblical worldview.

At Liberty, you’ll benefit from 30+ years of learning, growing, adapting, and innovating for the distance learner — and more than a decade of researching the needs of the online student. You can be confident that we’ve taken the time to learn what’s important to you.

And what’s that?

  • Affordability
  • Accessibility
  • Academic Quality

These important factors challenged us to find new financial solutions, get ahead of industry trends, and blaze trails into cutting-edge career fields — and it’s paid off. That’s the difference experience makes.

 

We are widely recognized as a top university for affordability, accessibility, and academic quality.

Why Choose Liberty University?

Enjoy Flexible Courses

Choose from a wide variety of programs at the associate, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral level, most of which are 100% online*. With an 8-week format and 8 start dates per year, it’s easy to fit your courses around your schedule!

* excludes licensure, certification, and some doctoral programs

Maximize Your Time

Start and finish your degree faster! Liberty requires no standardized testing for admission, and you can transfer previous course credit — transfer in up to 75% of a bachelor’s degree and up to 50% of a master’s, postgraduate, or doctoral degree — or discover how your life, career, or military experience may count toward your college degree.

Grow in Your Faith

All of our courses are taught from a Christian perspective, and our faculty see themselves as mentors. Our mission is to Train Champions for Christ — we’re committed to championing you as you study to go further in your field, become a leader in your industry, or start a new career.

Access Academic Support

Throughout your educational journey, you will have access to academic resources that will aid in the completion of your degree. Services include our online library, writing center, tutoring, study aids, IT assistance, 30+ tutorial videos, live webinars, and personalized help from our academic advising team.

At Liberty, we believe in putting a world-class Christian education within reach — so our tuition rates have been frozen for 6 years and counting!

Why We’re Nonprofit

As a nonprofit (not-for-profit) university, Liberty is in the business of training skilled professionals to make a difference in the world – not gaining profit, revenue, or producing dividends for shareholders. In keeping with our commitment to your education, we invest our resources back into degree programs and into your student experience.

While many other online colleges have raised tuition, Liberty has been able to keep costs low as a nonprofit university and has not increased tuition for 6 straight years. Lower tuition means less student loan debt for students.

For Liberty University, nonprofit is more than a status; it is a valuable opportunity to invest in the lives of students who will go out and impact the world.

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Financing Options

Financial Aid

87% of all Liberty students in an online program are awarded financial aid. Virginia residents may qualify for additional aid — learn more!

Corporate Tuition Assistance

Deferred – If your company reimburses you for the cost of your education, you pay only a portion of your balance up front. You submit your grades to your employer who pays you, and then you pay the remaining balance for your classes.

Tuition Discounts

Qualified military service members, veterans, and their spouses can receive up to 55% off their tuition rate for eligible programs!

Contact one of our Admissions Counselors for more information by calling (800) 424-9595.