Transdisciplinary Early Childhood Education (M.S.E.)
Balance theory and practice to become a more reflective, effective teacher.
Our course of study offers you the opportunity to grow professionally by engaging your experience with leading theory and technique — preparing you to unlock the potential of children during their most formative years.
We also offer programs in early childhood license, early intervention specialist license, pre-kindergarten special needs endorsement and an early intervention certificate.
Applicants to the teacher as leader program should submit the following information in addition to the online application:
- Official academic records of all previously attended colleges or universities must be submitted directly from the colleges or universities to the Office of Graduate Admission Processing. Hand-carried transcripts, official copies marked Issued to Student and unofficial copies are not acceptable.
- Three letters of recommendation from professors or employers
- A personal statement or résumé.
- Results from the GRE or MAT are required for applicants with an undergraduate grade-point average below 2.75 on a 4.0 scale.
Additional requirements apply for international students.
Applicants must have attained an undergraduate cumulative grade-point average of 2.75 or higher on a 4.0 scale. Applicants who have less than a 2.75 cumulative GPA may be admitted if they achieve a raw score of 40 or higher or a scaled score of 396 or higher on the Miller Analogies Test (MAT) or scaled scores of 149 or higher on the verbal ability and 4.0 or higher on the analytical writing sections of the Graduate Record Exam (GRE). For test administrations prior to October 2002, a scaled score of 490 or higher on the analytical ability section is required.
Program requirements are provided in the online Catalog.