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Program Overview |  Getting Started  |  Institution and Contact 

Program Overview

The University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) offers this 36-credit hour, non-thesis Master's in Curriculum and Instruction with a concentration in Early Childhood Education in a convenient, flexible online format designed for working teachers. 

The Master's in Early Childhood Education program at UTEP includes 12-credit hours of Professional Development courses as well as 24-credit hours of Early Childhood Education Concentration coursework. 

Early Childhood Education master's degree online program will provide you with strategies to reach young learners in your classroom. With this degree you will learn how to:

  • Instill a love of learning in young children and make education relevant to them
  • Share the joys of reading with children and open up new ways of thinking
  • Teach children the basics of language and communication in all its forms
  • Work with bilingual learners to help them adapt to the traditional classroom

Additional information on curriculum, faculty, tuition, admissions and more can be found on UTEP's MEd in Curriculum and Instructions - Early Childhood Education program website. 

Many MEd in Curriculum and Instruction - Early Childhood Education courses are open to cross-campus enrollment. Check with your academic advisor prior to registering for any of these courses to ensure that they apply toward your degree program.

To view MEd in Curriculum and Instruction - Early Childhood Education program courses currently open for cross-campus enrollment, go to the Student Portal Course Schedule and select Instructional Specialist (MEd) from the Finish@UT Program menu, or search for a specific course name/number. UT El Paso students should refer to the UTEP Course Schedule and register directly through your home campus.

Getting Started

To participate in this program, students must apply and be accepted by UT El Paso. Application deadlines, requirements and more can be found on the MEd in Curriculum and Instruction - Early Childhood Education program website.

Refer to the Student Support section of our website for additional information on cross-campus registration and course access.

Institution and Program Contact

UT El Paso

Degree Awarded: Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction - Early Childhood Education Concentration


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