Designed especially for early childhood educators with at least three years of post-baccalaureate experience, Erikson’s online master of science degree in early childhood education helps you do what you love to do, and do it better.This 28-month program gives you a deeper understanding of how children grow and learn and of the role their families, communities, and culture play in their development and success.It’s a structured cohort program, so you'll have peers to collaborate with and learn from.
Total Credits Required
37 credit hours
Bachelor's degree with a 2.75 GPA or higher, Demonstrated suitability for the field
a minimum of two years of full-time post-baccalaureate experience in an early childhood setting.
Specific Technology Requirements
a Mac or PC with a current version of a web browser
High speed internet connection required via a Digital Subscriber Line (DSL) modem, a cable TV/broadband modem, or a wireless network with high-speed access.
Word processing: Microsoft Word or compatible program such as OpenOffice Writer, Presentation graphics: Microsoft PowerPoint or compatible program such as OpenOffice Impress
For information on tuition and fees, visit http://www.erikson.edu/default/admissions/tuition.aspx.
Need-based grants, valued at 5 to 20 percent of tuition, are awarded annually to master’s degree students who are U.S. citizens or eligible non-citizens. Grant awards are based on demonstrated financial need, awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, and are limited by the availability of funds.
Erikson awards a limited number of generous fellowships and scholarships to master’s students each year. Award recipients are selected by the Scholarship Review Committee based on demonstrated financial need, a record of academic success, potential for leadership in the field, and the specific criteria for each respective scholarship or fellowship.