M.S. in Preschool Education

General

Program Description

The degree in Preschool Education is based on research and teaching as the center of the curriculum, and includes both the pedagogical as well as the developmental aspects of early childhood education. Its purpose is to educate a professional who has the knowledge and 

the commitment to provide leadership in the field of pre-school education through a career of teaching, educational administration, social work, or research. 

The evolutionary development of a young child is a continuous process a chain of events that results from the interaction between the child, his environment, and the quality of stimuli that is offered. The degree program is based upon the notion that child development is an interactive, multidimensional and synergetic process. 

The degree program in Preschool Education includes significant study on the physical development of the child, based upon genetic qualities, as well as the child nutritional status and health. The program also includes emphasis on the emotional aspect of child development, from infant-maternal bonding to the development of trust. Early relationships between children and adults, as well as the beginnings of interactive play are key components in the emotional well-being of young children. 

Utilize the most timely and valid research studies to encourage students to embrace innovative approaches to the education and development of young children. Our graduates will demonstrate responsible, creative and innovative solutions for creating environments that nurture the physical,

emotional and intellectual growth of young children. In so doing, they will effectively utilize or develop curriculum that is firmly grounded in scientific and technological advances. 

Last updated Sep 2020

Keystone Scholarship

Discover the options our scholarship can give you

About the School

Jose Maria Vargas was born on March 10, 1786 in La Guaira, on the central coast of Venezuela. The son of Jose Antonio de Vargas, a native of the Canary Islands and Ana Teresa Ponce, he made great cont ... Read More

Jose Maria Vargas was born on March 10, 1786 in La Guaira, on the central coast of Venezuela. The son of Jose Antonio de Vargas, a native of the Canary Islands and Ana Teresa Ponce, he made great contributions to the historical culture and politics of his native country, and to the fields of science and education. Vargas is considered an enduring source of inspiration for educators across Venezuela and around the world. He was opposed to politics, war and violence and with his civil and social activities has become a model for scholarship and productivity in Venezuela. He believed that education is the primary driving force behind any lasting progress. Read less
Pembroke Pines