Edward G. Boehm, Jr. Graduate Program in Education
The 30-credit M.Ed. program in Early Childhood Education Leadership is designed for committed practitioners and child advocates who wish to transform the ways in which young children are cared for and educated. Individuals who provide direct services to children; directors of early childhood programs; health consultants; and family and child specialists are among the highly sought candidates for degree participation.
This program prepares individuals to assume leadership roles in program development, pedagogical innovations, and best practices implementation, which holistically address positive child developmental outcomes in all domains. Graduates will enhance practice, refine skills, and deepen content knowledge in the areas of program development, supervision, assessment, and management.
Key program hallmarks include a commitment to diversity and inclusive practices, a focus on the young child as a unique and valued individual, and a dedication to excellence in program design and service delivery built on evidence based practices in early childhood education.
Class Delivery Format
The master’s degree course schedule has been designed with consideration for working practitioners. Classes will be offered in seven-week periods through a blended format. There will be two opportunities in each seven-week period for face-to-face engagement.