Core Sequence & Focus Options

LEADERSHIP CORE SEQUENCE

All students must take the following graduate leadership coursework AND master's core coursework.

GRADUATE LEADERSHIP COURSEWORK

12 semester hours

  • EDA 505 Educational Leadership
  • EDA 509 Supervision and Professional Development
  • EDA 556 Leadership in Diverse Communities
  • EDT 565E Internship and Seminar in Early Childhood Leadership and Advocacy
MASTER'S CORE COURSEWORK

12 semester hours

  • EDT 500 Models of Teaching
  • EDT 502 Philosophy of Education
  • EDT 660 Introduction to Research
  • EDT 667 Research Study

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PROGRAM FOCUS OPTIONS

Students must complete coursework in ONE of the following strands.

EARLY CHILDHOOD LEADERSHIP COURSEWORK

12 semester hours

  • EDT 560E Early Childhood Program and Personnel Management
  • EDT 561E Supporting Quality Curriculum and Instruction
  • EDT 562E Regulations, Licensing, and the Law in Early Childhood Education
  • EDT 563E Managing Finances in Early Childhood Education
EARLY CHILDHOOD ADVOCACY COURSEWORK

11 semester hours

  • EDT 510 Introduction to Transdisciplinary Early Childhood Education
  • EDT 561E Supporting Quality Curriculum and Instruction
  • EDT 564E Advocacy in Early Care and Education
  • EDT 573 Working with Families, Professionals and Agencies

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