Educators receive top tier training in UAB’s Master’s in Early Childhood Education –

UAB has heavy focus on preparing tomorrow’s early childhood educators for the classroom.

ChildhoodEducation2A Master's in Early Childhood Education prepares teachers for the development of children age birth to eightThe University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Education has been recognized by as having one of the top Master’s in Early Childhood Education degree programs.

According to the site, graduates with an online master’s degree in early childhood education dedicate their careers to working with children from birth to age 8. UAB’s program prepares graduates to work in preschool or elementary education by building advanced skills in child development, teaching pedagogy and classroom management.

“This is a growing field with more and more opportunities on the rise for our graduates,” said Jennifer Ponder, Ph.D., chair of the UAB Department of Curriculum and Instruction. “Our program prepares educators in meeting all developmental needs and advancing today’s youth.”