Early Childhood Education (Montessori/PK-K)

The Master of Arts in Teaching in Early Childhood Education Montessori/PK-K is a 44-credits program that provides teacher candidates with the opportunity to develop skills in practice, theory, leadership, scholarship, and communication skills as applied using Montessori approach to the Pre-K to Kindergarten learners.


Note: This program provides requirements to be recommended for American Montessori Society (AMS) credential at the Early Childhood level as well as licensure in PK-K level.

Course
Number

Course Title

Credit
Hours

EDUC 600 

Introduction to the Master's Degree 

1 credit

EDUC 608 

Montessori Child Development 

3 credits

EDUC 649 

Montessori Philosophy 

3 credits

EDUC 660 

Introductions to Exceptional Children

3 credits

EDUC 764 

Culturally Appropriate Practices & Montessori Methods 

3 credits

EDUC 765 

Development of the Senses & Montessori Methods 

3 credits

EDUC 766 

Early Childhood Language Arts Methods 

3 credits

EDUC 767 

Early Childhood Math Methods 

3 credits

EDUC 770 

Integrated Curriculum 

3 credits

EDUC 772 

Advanced Leadership and Guidance in ECE 

3 credits

EDUC 790 

Issues of Peace, Social Justice and Ed Reform 

3 credits

EDUC 781 

Student Teaching: Montessori Early Childhood 

3 credits

EDUC 782 

Teaching Seminar: Montessori Early Childhood 

3 credits

EDUC 783 

Student Teaching: Montessori Early Childhood 

3 credits

EDUC 784 

Teaching Seminar: Montessori Early Childhood 

3 credits

EDUC 787 

Performance Final 

1 credit

 

Recommended for American Montessori Society (AMS) 

38 credits

 

Pass PRAXIS II 

 

 

Recommend for Montessori/PK-K Licensure

41 credits

 

MAT Early Childhood Education Montessori/PK-K

44 credits