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Early Childhood Education MAT

Master of Arts in Teaching Early Childhood Education

Format: Main Campus, Partially Online

By pursuing an Early Childhood Education degree, you will become one of the greatest influences on a child's early development. The Master of Arts in Teaching program is designed to help you become an effective and successful elementary school teacher, providing you with research-based teaching methods for curriculum, instruction and assessment. We will enable you to demonstrate supportive and engaging practices in the classroom that positively affect young learners. You will gain qualification for initial teaching certification for the state of Georgia on the P-5 level of licensure.

Industry Highlights

According to aggregated state labor data, Georgia has the best projected rate of growth (32.8%) for elementary school teachers between 2010 and 2020.

- Schools.com

Career Opportunities

  • Family Resources
  • Day Care Provider
  • Elementary Education
  • Child Advocacy
  • Early Childhood Intervention
  • Higher Education

Armstrong Edge

Current students take advantage of valuable field experiences and internships inside cooperating schools, along with the opportunity to participate in an active Student Georgia Association of Educators (SGAE) chapter.

NEWS:

Read More Brown Bag Lecture Series Fall 2016

The College of Education, in collaboration with various community stakeholders, invites you to attend the Fall 2016 Brown Bag Lecture Series.

Read More Armstrong State University’s College of Education Earns Two National Rankings

(September 12, 2016) – The College of Education at Armstrong State University recently received two national rankings. Following evaluation of thousands of other programs, GradSource.com named Armstrong 7th in the nation for Best Online Master’s Program in Education. Teacher.org reviewed 425 colleges and ranked Armstrong’s Early Childhood Education degree program the 17th best in the country.

Read More What’s Management Got to Do with It?

New book by Professor of Education Brenda Logan. The book, What’s Management Got to Do with it?, chronicles vital topics, such as, getting to know learners, common mistakes made in management, what to do when you want to give up, what retired educators shared, how to cope on tough days, and understanding parents.

Read More Armstrong in the Czech Republic

(August 15 2016) The Armstrong faculty and students were invited guests to a speech given by Mr. Sharpiro to the faculty of the University of South Bohemia. Armstrong will host ten Czech students and two faculty from USB who will be on our campus in September to learn more about our local public schools and our university.

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