Course Requirements 

Core Courses: 28 quarter hours required

Research Courses: 20 quarter hours required

The research courses are sequenced and must be taken in the following order:

Elective Requirement: 4 quarter hours required 

Concentration Courses: 28 quarter hours

Candidacy Course: non-credit, non-tuition *

  • CANDIDACY PAPER

Dissertation Courses: 8 quarter hours required

*Course numbers for the Early Childhood Education Candidacy and Dissertation courses are still under development by the College of Education.