Masters Programs in Childcare

Compare 2 Masters Programs in Childcare

With a master's degree, students can increase career growth potential or prepare for academic pursuits. Most programs take one to two years to complete and focus on a single subject.

What is a Master in Childcare? The program generally focuses on caring for young children and infants below the age of six. Course work usually covers daycare centers and techniques for keeping children safe and engaged. Students can choose between electives to individualize their classes to their specific career goals. During the program, students can learn ways to intervene, detect and diagnose different alterations and pathologies that may manifest in a child’s early years. The programs generally offer a variety of career paths for students interested in developing their knowledge of childcare.

In this type of program, professors may encourage their students to develop critical analysis skills for research. Extending beyond the classroom environment, critical analysis can help individuals make better decisions in their personal and professional lives. Improved consultation and leadership skills can be applied in workplaces, interpersonal relationships and interactions within a community.

Degree programs vary in cost depending on the location and institution. Students should research the options available to determine the best program at the most affordable cost.

A Master in Childcare can prepare students for career paths in teaching, mentoring and social work. A graduate may find a job as a family support worker, advocate for disabled children or foster care caseworker. Some graduates have gone into public administration to advocate for policies and procedures that benefit young children and their families. Some have also gone into humanitarian work to help and support disadvantaged families and children in their communities.

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Master's Degree in Early Childhood: Perspectives and Lines of Intervention (MPIN)

Universidad de las Islas Baleares - UIB
Campus Full time 1 year September 2019 Spain Palma

The purpose of the Master is to provide advanced training of a specialized and multidisciplinary nature that qualifies professionally to intervene in programs and services for children under six years of age. [+]

What does it consist of?

The purpose of the Master is to provide advanced training of a specialized and multidisciplinary nature that qualifies professionally to intervene in programs and services for children under six years of age.

Social changes (multiculturalism, new family structures ...) and current scientific advances (neurosciences, attachment theory, systemic perspective ...) require new development approaches and intervention in the first years of life.

The intervention in early childhood is key to future development and it is necessary to incorporate promotion and support services, favoring prevention programs and detection of risk situations.

Early childhood theory and research have much to contribute to the development of community policies and practices, as well as the monitoring and evaluation of initiatives and the training of people responsible for early childhood care.... [-]


Master in Early Care

Instituto Superior De Estudios Psicológicos ISEP
Campus October 2018 Spain Barcelona Madrid

The Master in Early Care. Prevention, diagnosis and treatment delves into the basic aspects of child development, the importance of the family as a promoter and enabler of this development, in the types of pathologies and alterations that may appear during this process and in the ways of detecting, diagnosing and intervene each case. [+]

Locations: Barcelona - Madrid

Hours: Madrid SD / MXJ Barceona SD

Qualification: Master in Early Assistance issued by ISEP

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The Master in Early Care. Prevention, diagnosis and treatment delves into the basic aspects of child development, the importance of the family as a promoter and enabler of this development, in the types of pathologies and alterations that may appear during this process and in the ways of detecting, diagnosing and intervene each case.

The program teprepara to detect early potential risks of deficiencies, as well as to perform stimulation treatments for children under 6 years who have a developmental disorder or are at risk of suffering, to achieve maximum physical, mental and Social.... [-]