The Department of Early Childhood Education offers an online graduate program enabling students to obtain a Master of Education degree in Early Childhood Education. The program qualifies individuals certified in Elementary Education for certification in Early Childhood Education (N-3). The online Master of Education: Early Childhood Education program is designed to be completed in less than two years of part-time study. A one week summer residency is completed during the first summer of the program. Certification procedures in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania require that the candidates must pass the PRAXIS Early Childhood Exam required by the Pennsylvania Department of Education before certification will be granted. Candidates seeking certification in another state shall follow the corresponding procedures required by the given state.
Total Credits Required
30 Credit Hours
Bachelor's Degree with at least a 2.8 overall undergrad GPA. For students with a QPA below 2.80, score from the Miller Analogies Test (MAT) or the aptitude test of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) are required.
Teacher certification in Elementary or Early Childhood Education required for admission
One week summer residency is completed during the first summer.
Specific Technology Requirements
Laptop Computer required.
Internet access is required. Microsoft Internet Explorer is the recommended browser.
E-mail address required.
A Java capable browser is required. Edinboro University recommends Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.5 or higher on a PC and 4.5 or higher on a MAC.
Ms. Jessica Albert, Graduate Admissions Counselor
School of Graduate Studies, Bigger House 148 Meadville St Edinboro PA 16412