Master of Science in Early Childhood and Family Development

Prepare to educate children and families. 

Choose 1/3 of your classes and create a program that fits your career goals. 

Receive a core education in the three areas of early childhood education, child development and family development. Our degree is not just a set of classes, but a preparation of the whole professional.

You set your pace. You can take one course a semester or finish in three semesters. 

You may secure employment in the following roles, with this degree: 

  •  Child Care—teacher, assistant teacher, director, supervisor
  •  Public and Private Schools—teacher, assistant teacher, supervisor, principal/administrator
  •  Higher Education—instructor, tenure-track faculty, researcher, administrator, director, advisor
  •  Local/State/National Government Agencies—agent, case manager, supervisor, director/administrator, consultant, regulator, instructor/trainer, content expert
  • Local/State/National Not-for-Profit Agencies—agent, supervisor, director/administrator, consultant, regulator, instructor/trainer, content expert
  •  Local/State/National Social Agencies—agent, case manager, supervisor, director/administrator, consultant, regulator, instructor/trainer, content expert
  •  Private Businesses—consultant, sales representative, inspectors, regulators, instructor/trainer, content expert

Child care teacher
Childcare director
Public school teacher
Higher education researcher
Government agency case manager
Private business consultant
Childcare facility inspector
Childhood and family development instructor/trainer


Enjoy a high level of academic excellence.
Full-time faculty develop and teach the same curriculum online as taught on-campus.
 

Maximize your investment of time and money. 
Affordable tuition and 100% online coursework save you time and money.

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