Online M.Ed. in Early Childhood Education

Apply by May 1

What you'll learn

Quality Pre-K educators make a lifelong impact on children. Can you? Our Online M.Ed. degree helps teachers, administrators and others utilize the best practices and latest research related to the cognitive, social and emotional development of young children. If you already hold a Mississippi teaching license, you will have the opportunity to earn a Pre-K license endorsement from the state.

What we're looking for


Yes. Contact our Graduate Studies Office for in-depth information. Teachers and administrators in districts which host UM student teachers may also qualify for bank hours to pay tuition.

The program can be completed in less than 2 years. Our Online M.Ed. requires 10 classes (30 credits) and grad students typically take 2 classes each semester.

Our graduates can serve in many roles such as: school administrators, professional development coordinators, curriculum coordinators, child development specialists, consultants, researchers, policy advocates and more.

Our Online M.Ed. program is designed to fit your life. We believe you should study online and on your time.

Applicants must fill out an application through UM's Graduate School.

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