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The Master of Arts in Education in Early Childhood Education is designed for individuals who have a bachelor's degree in education and hold current class B certification in early childhood education. 

Coursework takes between 30 and 33 semester hours to complete and includes courses in teaching reading, critical pedagogy, and language development as well as courses related to diversity and a practicum. A program checklist can be found on the right, and course-specific information may be found in the UAB Graduate Catalog.

Admissions Requirements

  • Candidates must have an earned Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education from a regionally accredited institution.
  • Candidates must hold a valid Class B Professional Educator certification.

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