Online Master’s in Early Childhood Education

A Strategy-Focused Online M.A. in Early Childhood Education

Exceptional Education for a Successful Career

Learn the skills necessary to impact the lives of children with Concordia University, St. Paul’s online M.A. in Early Childhood Education. Students in this program will interpret, evaluate, and apply research and theory related to all areas of early childhood education. Our online program offers a generous transfer credit policy and can be completed in as little as a year and a half of full-time study.

Courses in this program address the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) standards for advanced professional preparation, which include promoting child development and learning; building family and community relationships; observing, documenting, and assessing to support young children and families; effective approaches to teaching and learning; and growing as a professional.

Online programs from CSP feature supportive and energetic faculty. You’ll reach your goals in a flexible, digital environment while gaining valuable experience and advanced industry knowledge in the tradition of Concordia University, St. Paul’s academic excellence.

NAEYC Approved

$395 per Credit Hour

Financial Aid Available

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Discover the Skills Needed to Make a Difference in Early Childhood Education

The curriculum in our online master’s program will prepare you for an in-demand field where you can impact lives.

Educational Research and Applications

Explore qualitative and quantitative research methods and their applications to educational research.

Family Systems for Educators

Discover the best practices for building strong family-school relationships.

Ethics for Educators

Study ethics and moral philosophy with applications to making decisions regarding current social and personal problems.

The Diverse Classroom

Learn about the values, beliefs, customs, and perceptions of racial and ethnic groups which affect social life and the education of children.

Online Study at Concordia University, St. Paul

Our online community enables students to explore their interests, engage with professors and peers, and achieve their goals through academic growth. Career-focused coursework, an experiential learning environment, supportive faculty, and flexibility mean you’ll be set up for success. We are committed to delivering an online learning experience through affordable programs that have the same quality as on-campus programs.

In-Demand Early Childhood Education Career Opportunities

Early childhood education is a quickly-growing field — employment of childcare workers is projected to grow 8% from 2020 to 2030.1 The following are just a few of the career paths possible with a degree in early childhood education.

  • Adjunct Faculty
  • Child Life Specialist
  • Curriculum Development Specialist
  • Early Childhood and Education Trainer
  • Early Childhood Services Coordinator
“All my professors are awesome. And I’m very impressed with their level of professionalism, courtesy, kindness, compassion, and intellect. I’m impressed with how much I’m learning, and thrilled about how much I have yet to learn.”
– Tanja Taff-Morello, CSP Online Student, Rochester, MN, Liaison at Mayo Clinic

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Sources

  1. https://www.bls.gov/