Masters in Child and Adolescent Development

Masters in Child and Adolescent Development

For those that pursue a Master's in Child and Adolescent Development, classes focus upon advanced human development, development in infancy and early childhood, development from middle childhood to adolescents, statistics, linear models, and qualitative research methods. Most students that pursue this Masters degree often plan to go ahead and get a PhD in the subject as well. That influences the exact set of classes they plan to take while getting their degree. Most people with this level of degree plan to work in healthcare, government, education, or social service areas. They can also move into leadership positions in all of these areas.

Many of those interested in this degree also have busy professional and family lives. Going to traditional classes often makes a busy life crazy. That is why more people are turning to online degrees in order to advance their education. Child and Adolescent Development Master's Programs that come from online degree programs carry the same professional strength as those earned by taking classes in traditional university campus classrooms. These classes are less expensive and radically more convenient to students trying to advance their education while raising a family. You will find many traditional universities offer online degrees.

As long as there are children in the world, there will always be a need for educators. And educators will always need leaders. That means that those that want to advance their education and take leadership roles can often find spots to work in. This is especially true in growing urban areas. Salaries for those fresh out of college depend greatly on where they live and whether they worked in government or private industry. In some areas of the country, the beginning salary is as low as $30,000 per year while in others it can be upwards of $60,000 per year.

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            MAT Special Education: Early Childhood Special Education
            • Liberty University provides a worldclass education from a christ-centered worldview
            • 100% online programs at associate, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral levels
            • No standardized testing if student meets admission requirements
            • Accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges
            • 87% of Liberty University students receive some form of financial aid
            • Online Courses
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            • Transferable Credits
            Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) - Special Education (K-Age 21)
            • Prepare young learners with the skills, confidence, and motivation they need to excel in school and beyond through Walden’s online MS in Early Childhood Studies program.
            • With our master’s-level early childhood development degree, you can gain the knowledge and professional competencies that prepare you for leadership roles, in and out of the classroom.
            • Improve your ability to work with children in diverse learning environments by critically examining trends, applying research to relevant problems, and making informed decisions.
            • Choose from four specializations to focus your learning in an area that matches your career goals. We also offer two learning models: course-based and competency-based Tempo Learning® by Walden.
            • Study with a respected institution—the Walden University is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE).
            • Online Courses
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            M.A. Early Childhood Education
            • Founded over 60 years ago on the principles of inclusion and social justice.
            • Offers credit for previous life and work experience.
            • Equipped with over 17,000 titles in their library.
            • Has 3 semesters and 6 start dates a year.
            • Located in Pasadena, CA, with instructional sites in Sacramento, Salinas, Santa Cruz, and Visalia as well as online options.
            • Accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).
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            • Flexible Scheduling
            • Financial Aid
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            Early Childhood Education - Master of Education
            • Northcentral University was founded in 1996 to provide working professionals around the world with unprecedented access to richly engaging, professionally relevant, and academically-rigorous education from a U.S. university.
            • As a regionally accredited, private, online and graduate-focused university, NCU offers doctoral, master’s and bachelor’s degrees in business, technology management, education, and psychology, as well as doctoral and master’s degrees in marriage and family therapy.
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            Master of Arts in Education

            Trident University International provides an exceptional online educational experience for its students – diverse adult learners including current and former members of the military family. Adhering to the highest standards of academic excellence, faculty and staff foster a learning community where students develop critical thinking and problem solving skills to enhance their lives and advance their careers.

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