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.


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This multifaceted professional development-in-service opportunity explores poetry and Hip Hop as organic elements of daily instruction at all grade levels. 

Read More College of Education Brown Bag Lecture Series (Fall 2016)

Dr. Katz will be discussing “Pursuing Undergraduate Research: Grants and Scholarship Opportunities", an informative and financially beneficial topic for students.

Read More Current Issues and Trends

The Dean of the College of Education, Dr. Janet Buckenmeyer, will discuss Current Issues and Trends

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.

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