Earn your M.Ed. in early childhood administration online
If you're a current or aspiring leader of a center, or 湖北福利彩票快3-based early childhood program, National Louis University’s online master of education in early childhood administration program is for you. This program is also appropriate for other early childhood professionals, such as: early childhood teachers, preschool owners, Head Start component coordinators, and consultants who work with early childhood programs.
While fulfilling the requirements for your graduate degree through the online master's in early childhood administration program, you will receive the required administrative content area credits that will allow you to work towards attainment of the Level III Illinois Director Credential* through the entitled route: .
Because you'll be working with a cohort of students throughout your studies, you'll also have the opportunity to build lasting relationships and grow your professional network.
- Earn your M.Ed. completely online
- Complete your master's in 21 months
- Become a leader in the field
- Refine your skills & enhance your career
- Obtain the required administrative content area credits for
the Level III IDC
*The level of director credential you will be eligible for is determined by your bachelor’s degree concentration and professional experience. Please reference the requirements framework on the Gateways website:
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- How to develop supervision and staff development strategies
- How to evaluate the financial and legal aspects of child care administration
- How to conduct educational inquiry and assessment
- A broad understanding of the impact family, community, students and schools have upon each other
- A broad understanding of organizational theory, group dynamics and leadership applications
Employment for early childhood administrators is projected to grow 11% between 2016 and 2026, faster than the average for all occupations. Job opportunities should be excellent due to a large number of expected retirements and fewer applicants.
NLU has a long-standing reputation for its education and administrator training programs and is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). Since 1886, NLU has trained thousands of educators and early childhood administrators and continues to graduate the majority of winners honored by Illinois’ two Golden Apple Foundations with one of the most prestigious teaching and leadership honors in the state.
Our instructors bring both academic skills and their extensive leadership experience to the classroom, adding unique depth to the program.
NLU's master's in early childhood administration program is offered 100% online, connecting you to a diverse community of professionals from across the nation.
All applicants must meet NLU's general admission requirements, as well as additional requirements specific to this program. Refer to the appropriate application checklist available online at /applyonline.
Get more information today about enrolling in one of NLU's degree programs. Connect with an Enrollment Specialist or call 888.NLU.TODAY (888-658-8632).