Early Childhood Education MSEd

Master of Education in Early Childhood Education

By pursuing an Early Childhood Education graduate degree, you will advance your skills in becoming a master teacher who can address different aspects of early development. The Master of Education program is designed to help you build upon your existing expertise as an elementary school teacher. We will enable you to demonstrate supportive and engaging practices in the classroom that positively affect young learners. You will be able to upgrade your teaching certificate to the P-5 level of licensure, which will lead to a higher salary. 

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 action research projects in local schools that involve creating a portfolio for mastery development, along with the opportunity to participate in an active Student Georgia Association of Educators (SGAE) chapter.


Read More Professors and Students Travel to the Czech Republic

(July 14, 2015) – Dr. Patrick Thomas and Kathleen Fabrikant, both associate professors of education at Armstrong State University, recently led a group of education majors in a study abroad program at the University of South Bohemia (USB) in the Czech Republic. 

Read More Two Professors Selected as 2015 Governor’s Teaching Fellows

(June 11, 2015) — Armstrong State University Assistant Professor of Childhood and Exceptional Student Education Anne Katz and Assistant Professor of Mathematics Tricia M. Brown were recently selected as 2015 Governor’s Teaching Fellows for the Summer Symposium program at the University of Georgia.

Read More University Receives $1.1 Million Grant for Student Support Services

(August 19, 2015) – U.S. Congressman Buddy Carter recently announced that Armstrong State University has been awarded a $1.1 million TRIO Student Support Services (SSS) grant from the U.S. Department of Education. 

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