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2021-2022 Catalog
Curriculum and Instruction: Early Childhood Ed Leadership (Master of Education)

Program Description for Curriculum and Instruction

Major: Curriculum and Instruction Concentration: Early Childhood Ed Leadership Degree: Master of Education


  • Must meet all UNF requirements for admission to a graduate program.
  • Must hold a valid teaching license from any state or international equivalent.

Core Requirements (12 credits)

EDF6687 Foundations of Multic/Urb Ed (3 Credits)

EDG6067 Intro to Teacher Inquiry (3 Credits)

EEC6205 C and I in Early Childhood Ed (3 Credits)

CHOOSE one of the following:

  • EDG6205 Effective Practices for Differentiating Instruction (3 credits)
  • EDG6348 Coaching and Mentoring for Effective Teaching and Instruction (3 credits)

Concentration Requirements (27 credits)

EEC6756 Social-Emotional Development (3 Credits)

EEC6611 Early Childhood Education (3 Credits)

EEC6261 Program Planning for EC (3 Credits)

EDA6061 Intro. to Ed. Ld. Soc. Justice (3 Credits)

EDA6215 Developing School/Comm Resourc (3 Credits)

EDS6130 Human Resource Deve in Educati (3 Credits)

EDA6196 Leadership/Learning Organizat (3 Credits)

EDA6242 School Finance (3 Credits)

EDA6232 Law and Ethics in Edu Lead (3 Credits)

Culminating Experience (3 credits)

CHOOSE one of the following:

  • EDG6911 Action Research in Education (3 credits)
  • EEC6944 Practicum in Early Childhood Education (3 credits)

Electives (3 credits)

Electives must enhance pedagogical, curricular, or content knowledge, thus electives may be selected from graduate courses both/either inside and outside of the College of Education and Human Services. Students should consult with their faculty advisor to select courses that will benefit their personal educational goals.

CHOOSE 1 Elective

in Consultation with Faculty Advisor (Level 5000 or higher with an LAE, RED, or EEC prefix)