The Master of Arts in Education (MAEd) in Birth through Kindergarten (BK) program prepares individuals for leadership roles as master teachers, consultants, program coordinators, supervisors, and staff development trainers in early childhood education. Successful completion of the program leads to a recommendation for advanced licensure in BK.MAEd-BK is a distance education program that is delivered entirely online to residents of North Carolina only.
Total Credits Required
39 Semester Hours
Bachelor's Degree from an institution accredited by a regional association and satisfactory scores on either the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) or the Miller Analogies Test (MAT).
a current and valid Birth through Kindergarten license. Applicants who hold a license other than B-K must complete requirements for the BK Add-on license.
Specific Technology Requirements
PC Requirements: Pentium 4 Processor, Windows 2000 or XP, 256 MB RAM or greater, 30GB Hard Drive, 56 kbps modem, CD-RW Drive or CD-RW/DVD Combo; Mac: Power PC G4 800 MHz processor, Mac OSX, 256 MB RAM or greater, 30 GB Hard Drive, 56 kbps modem, CD-RW Drive or CD-RW/DVD Combo
A maximum of seven semester hours of graduate credit earned at other accredited institutions may be used to fulfill prerequisites or degree deficiencies or content knowledge equivalent to that required for the MAEd-BK at ECU.
This program is only available to North Carolina residents.