Early Childhood Education
These graduate programs and courses are offered by the Long Island, New York campus of Hofstra University.
Master of Arts
The Master of Arts in Early Childhood Education is part of the Teaching, Literacy, and Leadership. This integrated program is designed for teachers who hold the Initial Certificate to teach Early Childhood Education or Childhood Education and wish to prepare for the New York State Professional Certificate to teach Early Childhood (Birth-Grade 2).
Master of Science in Education
The master's program in early childhood education is offered by the Department of Teaching, Literacy, and Leadership. This integrated program leads toward the New York State Initial Certificate to teach Early Childhood (Birth-Grade 2). The program blends on-campus preparation with field experiences in a variety of early childhood settings, including high-needs schools, culminating in full-time student teaching. This program is registered with the New York State Education Department.