Continued education is essential in assuming leadership roles in curriculum planning, staff development, and administrative assignments.
The Child Development major of The University of La Verne is designed for students planning careers in early childhood education in public or private schools, and/or social service agencies working with infants through age 8. It focuses on studies of the growth and development of children in relation to the family, school, and community. Continued education is essential in assuming leadership roles in curriculum planning, staff development, and administrative assignments.
La Verne’s Child Development Program is a leader in educating students in the dynamic integration of theory, research, and practice in early childhood education. Our Program Learning Outcomes align with the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) standards. Faculty and students are committed to the following core concepts as the basis of excellence in the field of child development:
- caring relationships are the foundation of healthy human development;
- lifelong learning is the cornerstone of excellence in teaching; and
- celebrating diversity enriches and strengthens individuals, families, and communities.
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- College Writing
- College Writing and Research
- Curriculum Development for Early Childhood Education
- Child, Family, and Community
- Child Psychology & Development
- Writing for Child Development
- Parenting Theory in Cultural Contexts
- Early Childhood Practicum
- Social Emotional Learning
- 48 months
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The University of La Verne is on rolling admission. Applications received after the priority deadlines will be considered as space permits.
DisciplinesEducation Pedagogy Early Childhood Education View 3336 other Masters in Education in United States
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Application for Admission and Application Fee. Complete an application using the La Verne Application for Admission or the Common Application and submit the non-refundable $50 application fee or application fee waiver if you have one.
- Personal Statement. The personal statement essay allows us to learn a little more about you. Essay topics can be found in the application.
- Official High School Transcripts. Submit your transcripts to the Office of Admission. We will accept unofficial transcripts for admission consideration, but we will need final official transcripts directly from your school once you graduate.
- Letter of Recommendation (Optional). One letter of recommendation from a teacher or counselor where you are currently enrolled or most recently attended. You can find recommendation forms in the application.
- SAT or ACT Test Scores (Optional).
International44700 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 22350 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
National44700 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 22350 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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