Childhood & Exceptional Student Education


Department of Childhood and
Exceptional Education

University Hall 269

Courses & Requirements

Master of Education (M. Ed.) in Early Childhood Education

Professional Education Courses (21 credit hours)
ECEG7010 Advanced Methods in Early Childhood Science 3
ECEG7050 Advanced Methods in Elementary Mathematics 3
ECEG7060 Multimedia Approach to Children's Literature and Writing 3
ECEG7070 Teaching Communication Across Cultures 3
ECEG7090 Methods of Instructional Differentiation in Early Childhood Education 3
ECEG7310 Field-Based Research in Writing 3
RDEN7185 Teaching Writers and Writing 3

Support Courses (9 credit hours)
RDEN7070 Understanding Readers and the Reading Process (RE I) 3
RDEN7071 Linking Literacy Assessment to Instruction (RE II) 3
RDEN7072 Instructional Strategies in the Content Areas (RE III) 3

Important Notes:

  • Students assume primary responsibility for knowledge of and compliance with program requirements. Questions should be directed to the student’s advisor and/or to the Graduate Program Coordinator. 
  • Reading Endorsement: RDEN7070 must be taken prior to RDEN7071 or RDEN7072. Following successful completion of these courses, the student must follow the necessary procedures for adding the Reading Endorsement to one’s renewable certificate. Please see your instructor or forms page on our website for instructions.  
  • If a student holds a state of Georgia T-4 certificate and is currently a Teacher of Record in Georgia, a certificate upgrade may be obtained through the school system Human Resources Office. If a student holds an out-of-state certificate and is interested in obtaining a Georgia T-5 certificate, please see complete the Georgia Professional Standards Commission Self-Evaluation for more information.