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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 29 Armstrong Alumni Honored as Teachers of the Year for 2018

(April 6, 2017) – Twenty-nine Armstrong State University alumni were recently honored as 2018 Teachers of the Year at the Teacher of the Year Gala, held at the Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort & Spa.

Read More Armstrong Biology Senior Selected for National Science Foundation Summer Research Opportunity at UC Berkeley

(April 6, 2017) – Rising Armstrong State University senior Haley Breanne Kodak has been selected as one of 10 students to participate in the National Science Foundation Research Experience for Undergraduates program at the University of California (UC), Berkeley. From June 4 through Aug. 11, Kodak, a first-generation college student and Biology major, will live on campus at UC Berkeley and work on an individual biology research project with a faculty member.

Read More Armstrong Art Senior Creates Winning Logo Design for 2019 Conference

(April 4, 2017) – A design created by Armstrong Senior Sonia Mednick, an Art major with a concentration in Graphic Design, was chosen as the official logo for the 2019 Southern Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (SASHTO) annual meeting, which will be held in Savannah, Ga. 

Read More Armstrong State University Introduces New Study Abroad Program in Cuba

(March 10, 2017) – Armstrong State University will offer a new study abroad program in Havana, Cuba from July 9-29, 2017. Students will learn about the history, culture and contemporary issues affecting the Communist island nation post-Fidel Castro. The program is open to all Armstrong students, as well as University System of Georgia transient students, and offers a roster of semester credits.

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