Master of Education in Early Childhood
If you have already earned a bachelor’s degree in another field but have found that you love helping young children thrive, it may be faster and more affordable than you think to earn your master’s degree in Early Childhood Education. When you earn your master’s degree, you can earn initial licensure to teach early childhood education through the Career Development Program in Oklahoma.
If you have already earned a bachelor’s degree in early childhood but find yourself wanting to gain additional tools and insights, you need to increase your knowledge in early childhood service. A Master of Education in early childhood education increases your skills related to early childhood education, to serve as a leader or manager in a childcare facility, teach at a community college in early childhood, or serve in higher level positions related to early childhood education in state or federal agencies, schools, or businesses. This M.Ed. program paves the way to advanced roles in settings that provide services for young children and families. No teaching experience is required for admission into this program, but a year of experience as a paraprofessional, teacher assistant or teacher is required to certify through the Career Development Program in Oklahoma.