Curriculum and Instruction, Early Childhood with PreK-4th Grade Certification, MEd
The Curriculum and Instruction, Early Childhood with PreK-4th Grade Certification, M.Ed. program is for students with teaching certificates or those seeking certification.
What Will I Learn?
Core program requirements are broken down into four main areas:
- Curriculum and assessment
- Effective teaching and leadership
- The learner
- Focus on research
Beyond that, there are credits required in the early childhood with pre-K-4th grade certification cluster. Students in this cluster must take an action research course that serves as a capstone experience, synthesizing theory and practice as participants engage in studying and subsequently conducting the action research process.
What Kinds of Experiences Could I Have?
The degree is designed to enhance teaching and learning through exploration of theoretical principles and practical applications to educational settings. You may structure your coursework to meet individual sub-disciplinary interests.
There are also opportunities to conduct and present research during your time at Shippensburg University.
What Types of Careers Could I Get With This Degree?
This program will help you learn the skills to enhance your current teaching position or move into administrative or leadership positions.