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15 MAs in Early Childhood Education

An MA is a graduate-level degree typically granted to individuals studying topics in the arts or humanities. Master of Arts degrees may focus more on discussion than more science-based degrees. With full-time study, most MA degrees can be completed within two years. What is an MA in Early Childhood Education? It is a graduate-level degree usually designed to help students expand their current expe… Read more

An MA is a graduate-level degree typically granted to individuals studying topics in the arts or humanities. Master of Arts degrees may focus more on discussion than more science-based degrees. With full-time study, most MA degrees can be completed within two years.

What is an MA in Early Childhood Education? It is a graduate-level degree usually designed to help students expand their current expertise. Students may gain a better understanding of different learning styles of children, developmental needs of pupils up to the age of eight and the role family relationships can play in learning. Individuals can learn to craft a developmentally appropriate curriculum that helps their pupils develop critical thinking skills, curiosity and reflection. Students might find themselves taking courses in infant and child development, exceptional children and early childhood settings and children, families and society.

Graduates tend to find they have developed a variety of skills including communicating with young children, the ability to listen well and complex problem-solving. This can help individuals interacting with kids in their personal lives and may transfer well to many career options.

An MA in Early Childhood Education is a popular degree option offered at many universities all over the world. Each university may have a slightly different curriculum. These factors and many more affect the price of tuition. Contact your school of choice for more information.

Many graduates wish to go into the field of education. These programs may prepare them to succeed as an elementary school teacher, preschool administrator or childcare specialist. They may also be qualified for a variety of non-teaching careers, including corporate trainer, museum docent, curriculum specialist or program designer.

Earning an MA in Early Childhood Education could prepare you for a successful career in education and beyond. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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University of Roehampton London
London, United Kingdom

Early Childhood Studies at Roehampton is committed to babies and young children as people with agency and unique capacities, and to their overall wellbeing from the prenatal p ... +

Early Childhood Studies at Roehampton is committed to babies and young children as people with agency and unique capacities, and to their overall wellbeing from the prenatal period. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
English
Campus
 
Campbellsville University Online
Campbellsville, USA

Accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP), Campbellsville University's online Master of Arts in Education - Interdisciplinary Early Childh ... +

Accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP), Campbellsville University's online Master of Arts in Education - Interdisciplinary Early Childhood Education program delivers the communication and technical skills you need for a variety of careers. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
English
Sep 2021
Online
 
University of Suffolk
Ipswich, United Kingdom

MA Childhood Studies is a taught Masters programme which takes an informed and critical approach to the academic study of childhood studies. This programme would be of interes ... +

MA Childhood Studies is a taught Masters programme which takes an informed and critical approach to the academic study of childhood studies. This programme would be of interest to undergraduates looking to progress to the postgraduate level and professionals interested in specialised or advanced study of childhood. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 

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Portobello Institute of Education
Northside, Ireland

This contemporary MA in Early Childhood Studies is designed for professional early years practitioners working within the early childhood workforce, including those who may no ... +

This contemporary MA in Early Childhood Studies is designed for professional early years practitioners working within the early childhood workforce, including those who may not be working directly with children. This Masters programme builds upon knowledge gained during undergraduate studies and experiential learning in the workplace. The blended learning delivery mode is a flexible study option for those seeking to fit learning around work and family. The MA in Early Childhood Studies offers you an opportunity to advance your knowledge, understanding and professional practice through engagement with current research and thinking in early childhood. It also involves a reflection on, and analysis of, your own professional practice, supporting your personal development as well as putting you in a strong position for career progression in this sector. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
Canterbury Christ Church University
Canterbury, United Kingdom

This flexible MA Education course enables you to explore the links between theory, policy and practice in education. It is designed to support professionals working in a range ... +

This flexible MA Education course enables you to explore the links between theory, policy and practice in education. It is designed to support professionals working in a range of education settings and is relevant for any career stage. Its versatile modules enable you to explore your interests and topics relevant to your professional area. In addition, there are a number of specialist Postgraduate Certificates that can be studied separately or incorporated into the main course, along with a specialist route for those involved in higher education. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 
University of Asia and the Pacific
Pasig, Philippines

The program seeks to form early childhood educators and specialists (preschool and primary school teachers and administrators, child development consultants, and researchers) ... +

The program seeks to form early childhood educators and specialists (preschool and primary school teachers and administrators, child development consultants, and researchers) who can effectively blend theory and practice in creating positive learning opportunities and experiences for young children to promote their total development. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
University of Hradec Králové, Faculty of Education
Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic

Early Childhood Education is a master degree study field in the frame of study program Pre-school and Out-of-school Pedagogy, organized in the full-time form of study.

Early Childhood Education is a master degree study field in the frame of study program Pre-school and Out-of-school Pedagogy, organized in the full-time form of study. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
Kean University
New York, USA +1 More

The Master of Arts in Early Childhood Education: Administration in Early Childhood and Family Studies program is designed to develop qualified administrators for child care pr ... +

The Master of Arts in Early Childhood Education: Administration in Early Childhood and Family Studies program is designed to develop qualified administrators for child care programs or public and private schools. Emphasis is placed on leadership skills for directors, head teachers, and other administrative or supervisory personnel. -
MA
Campus
 
European University Cyprus
Nicosia, Cyprus

The Master of Arts program in ‘Early Childhood Education’ provides candidates with an in-depth specialization in the field of education of 3 to 8-year-olds and helps shape the ... +

The Master of Arts program in ‘Early Childhood Education’ provides candidates with an in-depth specialization in the field of education of 3 to 8-year-olds and helps shape their professional expertise. Masters students are equipped to assess education theories and recent research, to engage in their own research and attain the capacity to seek a doctoral qualification. -
MA
Full-time
18 months
English, Greek
Campus
Online
 
Bloomfield College
Bloomfield, USA

Bloomfield’s Master of Arts in Early Childhood Education is designed to advance the teaching skills and knowledge of those dedicated to working in early childhood education. T ... +

Bloomfield’s Master of Arts in Early Childhood Education is designed to advance the teaching skills and knowledge of those dedicated to working in early childhood education. The Masters of Arts in Early Childhood Education allows candidates who already possess a CEAS or standard teaching certificate to earn a teaching endorsement in early childhood education by following a core sequence of courses (5.5 CUs = 22 credits). This core sequence of courses fulfills the New Jersey Department of Education requirements for the early childhood endorsement. -
MA
English
Sep 2021
 
University of Michigan-Flint School of Education and Human Services
Flint, USA

Widely recognized and respected for its graduates' quality, the Early Childhood Education program at UM-Flint offers three tracks to prepare you for a rewarding career working ... +

Widely recognized and respected for its graduates' quality, the Early Childhood Education program at UM-Flint offers three tracks to prepare you for a rewarding career working with young children, birth through eight years old. Choose the option that fits your background and professional goals. -
MA
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 
Tougaloo College
Jackson, USA

The Master of Arts in Child Development is a 36-unit graduate program designed to provide students an in-depth background in child development and learning. The M.A. in Child ... +

The Master of Arts in Child Development is a 36-unit graduate program designed to provide students an in-depth background in child development and learning. The M.A. in Child Development will provide professional educators in early childhood a deep, interdisciplinary understanding of the theories of the intellectual, social, emotional, and biological development of young children. -
MA
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 
Kean University
New York, USA +1 More

The Master of Arts in in Early Childhood Education: Advanced Curriculum and Teaching program provides students with opportunities to examine the principles and processes of cu ... +

The Master of Arts in in Early Childhood Education: Advanced Curriculum and Teaching program provides students with opportunities to examine the principles and processes of curricular develop­ment, assessment and program evaluation for young children. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
Campus
 
Kean University
New York, USA +1 More

The Master of Arts in Early Childhood Education: Classroom Instruction P-3 Certification program leads to certification and a master’s degree for liberal arts graduates seekin ... +

The Master of Arts in Early Childhood Education: Classroom Instruction P-3 Certification program leads to certification and a master’s degree for liberal arts graduates seeking to become teachers at the pre-school through third grade (P-3). Students who successfully complete Level I are eligible for Provisional Teaching Certification. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
Campus
 
Kean University
New York, USA +1 More

The Master of Arts in Early Childhood Education: Education for Family Living program is designed to offer teachers and child care providers special training in family life edu ... +

The Master of Arts in Early Childhood Education: Education for Family Living program is designed to offer teachers and child care providers special training in family life education. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
Campus
 

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