School of Education
Master of Arts in Education
with Early Childhood Studies

An online Master’s course designed for educational professionals
Degree will be conferred by European International University, (EIU-Paris)

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Program Delivery

100% Online accelerated degrees

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Time to Completion

up to 2 years

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Total credit hours

90 Credits

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Master of Arts in Education with Early Childhood Studies

Program Overview

Gain a deeper insight into the field of Education with greater emphasis on Early Childhood Studies

The Online Master of Arts in Education with Early Childhood Studies from East Bridge College is designed to provide you with an in-depth knowledge in the domain of education and will make you adept at taking responsibilities in the following areas - designing 21st century classroom, fostering digital literacy, curriculum development, academic management, educational assessment and evaluation.

This particular Master’s program is underpinned by a strong focus on Early Childhood Studies where the students will gain advanced knowledge about the theory and practice of learning and teaching young learners. The program will provide you with the opportunity to engage in structured study of educational theories, ideas and concepts which can be applied to a range of national and international settings. The program has been designed for both aspiring and in-service teachers and other education professionals working in the field of education.

You will examine key points such as:

  1. Comparative study of 20th century and 21st century education
  2. Understanding the complex process of curriculum designing
  3. Understanding the social and emotional competence of learners
  4. Mastering the contemporary approaches in inclusive teaching
  5. Getting the fundamental idea about ADHD, Autism and Learning Disabilities
  6. Achieving the best practices in assisting students with learning difficulties
  7. Learning to identify and help the learners with special needs

Upon completion of the Master of Arts in Education with Early Childhood Studies, learners will be able to:

  • Gain in-depth knowledge in educational psychology with a focus on young learners, developmental aspects of children and their holistic growth as early years comprise a formative and critical period in an individual’s life.
  • Learn the major elements of early years teaching and mastering the principles and approaches of early childhood education which will contribute to enhancing teaching and learning in the classroom.
  • Comprehend effective approaches to teaching covering vital areas like sensorial, math, food habits and sleeping pattern, understanding their needs instilling independence and self-reliance.
  • Understand the various other aspects of early years teaching like assessment and evaluation, observe children’s learning and supporting them for positive learning outcomes while creating an effective learning environment.

Admission Requirement

Online colleges have made higher education more accessible than ever before. This is great news for you because earning a college degree is one of the best ways to advance your career. EBC’s Learning experiences are tailored to your schedule. Every subject has been designed keeping adult learners in mind and offers a flexible timetable to suit almost every lifestyle. Students are increasingly turning to online learning as a viable alternative to on-campus study. It could allow you to study abroad remotely, at a university not in your home country!

Every adult learner’s background and profile are different, and we address cases individually. Contact us to get your questions answered directly. Then, you will be ready to apply for admission. Please note that EBC does not provide visa and immigration services, because all our distance learning degree programs can be completed at home.

Admission to the Master in Education with Early Childhood Studies is open to students from all disciplines.

  • Recognised Bachelor Degree in any field or Equivalent level
  • Life Experience and prior learning credits are available
  • English Level – IELTS Level 5.0 or High School study of all subjects in English or at least 55% marks in English in your High School is desired
  • Knowledge of Internet and browsing, MS Word and Online Research Skill is desired

Program Requirement

All our Master program under Faculty of Education has four distinct part:

  • Part One – Foundation Course which comprises of 10 credits and 2 Subject
  • Part Two – Core Program comes with 30 credits and 6 Subjects
  • Part Three – Specialization of Subjects comes with 20 credits divided into 4 Specialized subjects
  • Part Four – Capstone Project which is a reflective research work comprises of 30 credits

To receive a degree in the programme of study the student must achieve the following:

  • Complete and successfully pass Foundation, Core, Specialization and Capstone Project as prescribed in the programme specification.
  • Obtain a mark of 50% and above to satisfactorily pass each subject as the Capstone Project.
  • Complete the full programme of study in minimum duration of 12 months, and a maximum duration of up to 24 months. After 30 month's duration from enrollment date, the student would need to pay a maintenance bench fee for additional months of extension.
  • Students can attend 6 Live Online Webinar Sessions during the year and use one of that as a Capstone Project to complete a reflective paper.

Curriculum and Credits

Foundation (10 credits)

  1. Psychology and Characteristics of Learners
  2. Conducting Accurate Internet Research

Core (30 credits)

  1. Developing, Planning & Designing learning Environment
  2. Digital literacy – 21st Century Classroom
  3. Assessment & Evaluation in Education
  4. Instructional Strategies
  5. Behavioral Management – Social and Emotional Competence of Learners
  6. Introduction to Education Research

Specializations (20 credits)

  1. Introduction to Early Childhood Studies
  2. Key Elements of Early Years Teaching
  3. Effective Pedagogical Approaches
  4. Role of the Educator and Other Essentials

Capstone Project (30 credits) - Choose 1

  1. Prepare a paper on any one topic of by attending a one live online webinar from EBC – 5000 words
  2. Attend any seminar in Education in your region and create a reflective paper on the same – 5000 words
  3. Research Paper – Early Childhood Learning – 5000 words

Fees

Here we present different payment options available. Payments can be made via Online Bank Transfer, Credit Card, PayPal or Cash at our Global Centers.

Total fee

  • 2750 USD – If Paying from USA or paying in USD
  • 1950 GBP – If Paying from UK or EU
  • 93,000 Thai Baht – If Paying in Asia
  • 200,000 INR– If Paying in India

All fees include tax. Fees include all: Program of study, LMS access, study guide, evaluation and assessment, diploma and transcript. Courier charges apply for Diploma and Transcript dispatch to your country. Certificate Notary and Apostille charges are separate from Europe. Please check with your admission adviser for more details.

Degree and Transcript is issues by The European International University, Paris and a program participation certification is given by East Bridge College

Scholarships

East Bridge College offers tuition scholarships and financial aid for its online learning degree programs. The tuition scholarship fund for distance learning degree programs will be granted depending on the policy and the Dean’s office from time to time. Upon request, EBC may offer you: Academic Scholarship, Athletic Scholarship, Creative Scholarships and Community Service Scholarship.

Refund Policy

Once students register for a course, they are responsible for dropping any course they decide not to attend.

  • Once you have enrolled in the program and you wish to immediately pull out before any access has been granted - 50% of the tuition fee will be refunded
  • No refund for students who have received course access and have already started off with the program from EBC
  • Read all Terms and Conditions before making payments
  • Processing of refunds make take up to 3 months

Career

If you are passionate about teaching and love children then consider the route to a career in early childhood education. Focused on providing care for — and on behalf of — children from 0 to 8 years, early childhood education allows you to connect with learners when they are learning at a rapid pace, giving you the chance to help them to transition from kindergarten to learning in formal classrooms.

Programs in early childhood education prepare graduates to work with infants and children up to around age 8 (third grade). A master's degree in this field can open a wide range of job opportunities in teaching, coordination, administration and caregiving in preschools and elementary schools in private and public settings. Graduates can also pursue careers in post-secondary education, preparing others to work within this field.

A master's degree in early childhood education can qualify you for a job as an administrator of a day care or preschool, switching to leadership roles. Childcare and preschool administrators take on managerial roles within the facility. They can get involved with determining curriculum, managing teachers and looking after overall administration like hiring, training and evaluating staff members. Public relations are part of the administrators' responsibilities as well as they collaborate with parents and the community.

Read our Guide to Career in Education. CLICK HERE

Awarding Body

The European International University (EIU) – Paris is a private, independent higher education provider and has been successfully incorporated in Paris, France, (Registration at RCS No.: 839 980 851 R.C.S. Paris on 29 May 2018). EIU – Paris offers higher education programs that are different from the French National Curricula and Programmes leading to French Government accredited university qualifications, which falls under the French Public Higher Education sector. All programs and services provided by EIU are internationally benchmarked through the audit and quality assurance processes, carried out by both the Ministry of Higher Education, France, as well as ASIC, U.K., on a regular basis.

The European International University (EIU) – Paris, is a private higher education establishment authorized by the French Ministry of National Education, Higher Education, Research, and Innovation, in accordance to and in compliance with the French Education Act: Code de l’Education Articles L 444-1 to 444-11 and R 444-1 to 444-28.

The European International University (EIU-Paris) is duly authorized as a Professional Training service provider in accordance to Article R.6351-6 of the French Employment Code, under the registration number: 11755784775, with the prefecture of the region of ILE-DE-FRANCE.

Through the academic affiliation arrangement between East Bridge College and The European International University, EIU-Paris all EBC programs are validated by The European International University, EIU-Paris. Hence by means of program validation and certification, EBC students who successfully complete their programs receive relevant degrees from EIU-Paris.

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