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Master of Early Christian Childhood Education

The Master of Arts in Education with a Specialization in Early Childhood Education

The comprehensive Master program in Christian Child Development/Christian Early Childhood Education is designed to prepare students to be independent scholars in research and education professions. To meet this objective, we make three guarantees to students admitted to the program with intensive research experience.

Virtual Campus

We provide you with many tools to ensure your success. Most important of all, every CCU student is assigned a tutor and an academic advisor. Once you login to the student section of your CCU Virtual Campus, communications and assignments can be sent directly to your tutor and academic advisor for any question you may have. They will respond within 24-48 hours. 24/7 access to Distance learning: Complete assignments online or offline for your convenience.

Step by Step guides including video, explanation and example for each course. All materials can be access on all web browsers including Mozilla, Firefox and Google Chrome. Direct interaction with all aspects of the university including advisor and tutor. Access to hundreds of new online courses which you can select from.

Goals of the Master Program:

These goals are achieved through a combination of course-work, internships and authentic experiences with research, development and teacher education.

  • Understand the field of early childhood education in terms of research, curriculum, policy, teacher development and student learning.
  • Develop, carry out and report independent research in some area of early childhood education.
  • Become outstanding teachers/advisors of college students.
  • Understand the role of service in the university setting.
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Course #
Course title
Credits
CED533
Applications of Research
3
COM543
Professional Communications
3
CED583
Introductions to Educational Research
CED593
Critical Issues in Education
CED603
Introduction to Early Childhood Education
CED613
Growth and Development in Early Childhood
CED623
Methods of Teaching in Early Childhood I
CED633
Methods of Teaching in Early Childhood
CED643
Early Childhood Assessment Strategies
CED653
Early Childhood Play Theories
CED663
Family and Community Involvement
CED673
Foundations of Early Childhood Curriculum
CED683
Action Research Proposal & Child Development Project
CED700
Thesis Research Project
9