The Early Childhood Education, M.A. (Research Concentration) at East Tennessee State University is accredited by the Commission on the Accreditation of Early Childhood Higher Education Programs of the National Association for the Education of Young Children. The accreditation term runs from March 2018 through March 2025. Click on the links to view the East Tennessee State University Early Childhood Education Reporting Program Outcome Data and the institutional effectiveness data.
Our Researcher/Thesis (RSEA) Concentration is a non-licensure Master's Degree in Early Childhood that is appropriate for students who are looking to get a master's degree and who are interested in doing research and writing a thesis in the early childhood field. This is also appropriate for students who are planning to enter a PhD or EdD program after graduate school.