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Early Childhood Education Master's Degree

The master's degree program in early childhood education prepares individuals to be master teachers, administrators of early childhood programs and leaders in the development of child care policy.

Students interested in entering the program without prior licensure must complete prerequisite courses concurrently with degree requirements. By completing additional coursework, students are also eligible for licensure in early childhood unified, birth through kindergarten.


Kansas State University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

The early childhood education master's degree is offered through the School of Family Studies and Human Services in the K-State College of Health and Human Sciences.

A leader in teacher education, Kansas State University’s Early Childhood Education Unified (B-K) bachelor’s and master’s degrees integrate special education and prepare qualified teachers for today’s classrooms.

Change the lives of children

  • Pass rate on licensure exams is 99 percent
  • Above-average starting salary in a high-need profession
  • Utilize loan deferment and scholarship programs just for teachers
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Quick Facts

Degree: Master of Science
College: Health and Human Sciences
Credits: 30
Course delivery: Online

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