2016 - 2017 Graduate Catalogue 
    Jun 01, 2020  
2016 - 2017 Graduate Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Master of Education (Non Certification) Early Childhood Development

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This degree does not qualify a student for any teaching certificate in the State of Alabama.  Out-of-state students should check carefully the certification requirements of their respective states.  To be admitted to this program, the prospective student must meet all requirements for admission to the School of Graduate Studies, a successful background clearance through ABI/FBI, and hold a baccalaureate degree in Early Childhood or related field.

II. Teaching Field: 15 hours

Total Required: 34 hours


  • Students who have not previously met the special education requirement must take a general survey course in special education in addition to the above requirements.
  • This program is also offered online.

Program Completion Requirements

The student shall:

  1. Maintain a minimum grade point average of 3.0 or better in all courses in the approved program as verified on an official transcript with no grade below “C”.
  2. Make a satisfactory score on a written comprehensive examination documenting mastery of the curriculum of the program.

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