Early Childhood Education MAE

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Entirely Online | 30 Credits | 2 Years
  • Designed for classroom teachers who hold an early childhood teaching license and are teaching children from birth through third grade
  • Elevate your teaching skills with courses addressing current curricula, issues, trends, teaching methods, literacy, assessment, research and leadership roles 
  • New: students with an Iowa Endorsement 100 or 1001 may also earn an Iowa 262 Pre-K-K Early Childhood Special Education endorsement

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As an Online & Distance Education student, you’ll have a dedicated Enrollment Contact and Program Coordinator to assist you with registering for classes, navigating the course sequence and billing process, preparing for graduation and much more.

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Allison Pattee

Program Coordinator

allison.pattee@uni.edu
319-273-3946

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Linda Loy

Enrollment Contact

linda.loy@uni.edu
319-273-2504

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Our graduates are prepared to:
  • Advocate for change for their students and school community
  • Become a teacher leader in curriculum and innovative instructional methods
  • Apply action research to topics of interest or areas of concern in classrooms and schools
  • Understand and communicate how to promote equity and inclusion in the early childhood classroom
  • Model best practices and offer leadership in areas of coaching, social-emotional learning, assessment and evidence-based practices
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Delivered Entirely Online

Courses are offered entirely online using a combination of Zoom video conferencing on Monday evenings and Blackboard, a learning management system that will enhance your learning experience and provide a sense of community with fellow classmates.

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Individualized Support Services

Throughout every step of your program, you'll have a dedicated team of support staff ready to assist you. You'll also have access to UNI services such as:

  • Personalized academic advising
  • Support from Financial Aid, Career Services and Rod Library staff
  • Academic support and tutoring opportunities from the Learning Center
  • Access to student accessibility services and staff
  • Technical support assistance
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Complete our online information request form. We'll send program updates, important information and application deadlines directly to your inbox!

 

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Our team of support staff is available to help you throughout your UNI journey.

If you have any questions, contact us at 319-273-7206 or online@uni.edu for assistance!

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Scholarships Available

Online & Distance Education offers scholarships to UNI teaching alumni who enroll in a degree-seeking graduate program at a distance.

 

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Delivery of this program is contingent on a sufficient number of students being accepted into the program. 

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