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Early Childhood and Elementary Education

Early Childhood and Elementary Education

The AUM School of Education’s childhood education program prepares students to become leaders as public or private classroom teachers, daycare teachers or directors, tutors, and educational publishing consultants.

The AUM College of Education recognizes that the development of a competent, committed, and reflective educator means the development of a Professional Educator.

Childhood Education (Certification)

This master’s degree program is designed for students who have undergraduate degrees in other fields but wish to become early childhood and/or elementary classroom teachers. The program emphasizes practical experiences in the classroom before graduation; students will have approximately 1000 hours of experience before entering the field. Class A Certification at the state level in early childhood education and elementary education will allow graduates to begin their careers at master’s-level salaries and be highly qualified to work with children from birth to grade 6.

Alternative Early Childhood (P-3) Education Plan of Study
Alternative Elementary Education (K-6) Plan of Study

Childhood Education (Non-Certification)

This master’s degree program is designed for students who have undergraduate degrees in other fields but wish to graduate in early childhood and elementary education. The program emphasizes practical experiences in the classroom before graduation; students will have approximately 400 hours of experience working with children between birth and grade 6 before graduation. This degree program will not lead to any state certification but graduates in this program may work in classrooms that do not require state certification.
Alternative Childhood Education Plan of Study (Non-Certification)

Traditional M.Ed. Elementary Education – Online Program

This master’s degree program is designed for students who have undergraduate degrees/Class B Certification in elementary education and wish to broaden their knowledge base in elementary education leading to Class A Certification and a salary increase upon graduation. 

Traditional Master’s Plan of Study

Traditional M.Ed. Elementary Education (Option in Early Childhood Education) – Online Program

This master’s degree program is designed for students who have undergraduate degrees/Class B Certification in early childhood education and wish to broaden their knowledge base in early childhood education leading to Class A Certification and a salary increase upon graduation.
Traditional Master’s Plan of Study

Education Specialist Elementary Education – Online Program

This program is designed for students who have M.Ed. degrees/Class A Certification in elementary education and who wish to broaden their knowledge base in elementary education leading to Class AA Certification and a salary increase upon graduation.
Education Specialist Plan of Study

Education Specialist Elementary Education (Option in Early Childhood Education) – Online Program

This program is designed for students who have M.Ed. degrees/Class A Certification in early childhood education and who wish to broaden their knowledge base in early childhood education leading to Class AA Certification and a salary increase upon graduation.
Education Specialist Plan of Study

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