MA Early Childhood: Inclusive Ed and Curriculum and Instruction
This is a non-licensure program focused on young children, birth through age 8. Our Early Childhood: Inclusive Ed and Curriculum and Instruction (MS) courses offered by Portland State University offer constructivist and hands-on experiences so field work and a connection to young children in school is essential to completing our program.
|Full-time Duration:||2 years|
|Starting in:||January, March, June, September|
|Tuition Fee:||$671 per credit|
Equity, diversity, social justice and Inclusion. Graduates leave with a deep understanding of practical strategies, curriculum and culture and are prepared to be leaders in early childhood communities.
Explore early childhood centers, preprimary schools, and infant-toddler centers in Reggio Emilia, Italy. Study tour trips can be arranged.
Learn about constructivist curriculum “big ideas”: making learning visible, ecology, and reuse materials through our optional summer intensive at the Helen Gordon Center.
Faculty in the Curriculum & Instruction and Special Education departments are recognized for their commitment to innovative instruction, research and cross-departmental collaboration. Learn current theories and research from experts in the field.Whether you want to work with young children; advance to teacher leadership; build Head Start programs, preprimary schools, and infant/toddler centers; or provide other early childhood services, this master’s degree will provide a strong background for your professional growth and development.
This unique interdisciplinary master’s program in Early Childhood: Inclusive Ed and Curriculum and Instruction (MS) at Portland State University combines the strength and expertise of two departments, and allows you to specialize in one of three critical areas:
- Infant-Toddler Mental Health
- Early Childhood Special Education