Classroom Type: Online and on campus classes
Develops leaders who can address the challenges of early childhood and advocate for all children and families. With a focus on diversity and social justice, graduates learn to empower underserved populations and create opportunities where they are most needed.
Interest Categories: Education & Counseling
Campus: CU Denver Online
You have a passion for ensuring that the youngest learners succeed, and now you’re ready to become a leader in the field of early childhood education. CU Denver’s Master of Arts in Leadership for Educational Organizations in Early Childhood Education is a specialized program for alumni of the Buell Early Childhood Leadership Certificate. This degree will take your knowledge and education even further; developing you into a leader who can address the challenges of early childhood and advocate for all children and families. With a focus on diversity and social justice, you will learn to empower underserved populations and create opportunities where they are most needed. The early years are the foundation for a lifetime of learning. Become a leader who can make a positive impact on children that will last for a lifetime.
This program will prepare you to:
You can trust CU Denver to provide an education that will prepare you for excellence in your career as an early childhood leader. We have a name that is recognized for preparing leaders of excellence who value equal opportunities in education. Additionally, CU Denver’s School of Education and Human Development is counted among U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Graduate Schools,” making us one of the top education schools in the country.
The Buell Early Childhood Leadership Program (BECLP) Alumni from CU Denver, can utilize 15 of the 18 semester hours of the completed BECLP courses (ECED courses 5000-level or higher) toward the Early Childhood Education concentration. To utilize the coursework toward the MA, the ECED courses need be posted on the CU Denver transcript with minimum grades of B- or higher (and the MA requires a cumulative GPA of 3.0).
Recommended Completion Time:2 to 3 years
Required Credits for Completion:30
We practice "rolling admission" and after your application is complete, we strive to notify you of your admission status in no more than two to three weeks.
The following deadlines are firm, early submissions are encouraged.
Fall Semester: June 1
Spring Semester: November 1
Summer Semester: April 1
Admissions Interview: An interview may be required as part of the admissions process. If so, applicants will be contacted with more details.
For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 303-315-6300.
The LEOS program seeks students who possess: