Childhood Education

M.S. in Childhood Education (Grades 1-6)

Early experiences and learning will shape children's views of themselves and the world. If you choose to become an educator at the childhood level, you'll be prepared to teach children in all subject areas.

If you hold a bachelor's degree or are certified in an area other than childhood education, our program can prepare you to become an elementary school teacher. You'll gain the knowledge and skills to make an important difference in your students' lives. Upon graduation, you'll become eligible for initial teaching certification.

Dual Certification Option (U.S. students)

Choose our dual certification option in special education and childhood education to gain an advantage in your job search.

Programs & Majors – Childhood Education

Master's Degree

M.S. Childhood Education

D'Youville Advantages

  • Enjoy small classes and engaging faculty with numerous years of teaching in grades K-12
  • Benefit from expert faculty who are readily available to students. Our tenured faculty hold doctoral degrees and have distinguished themselves through research, publications, conference presentations and teaching.
  • Learn and work collaboratively with our diverse student body. Our students range in age from 22 to over 50 years of age and come from a variety of educational backgrounds.

Note to applicants: Be sure to check out the application and admission requirements for this program.

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