UNCG Campus Weekly

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Second in nation, eighth in nation

080316Feature__SecondandEighthInNationTwo web sites have rated UNCG’s online Master’s of Education in Early Childhood Education program among the nation’s best.

UNCG’s Birth-Kindergarten Interdisciplinary Studies in Education and Development (BKISED) program is ranked second in the country among online Master’s of Education in Early Childhood Education programs. The ranking, conducted by The Best Schools, is based according to their web site on academic excellence, classes available in the program, the strength of the faculty, consideration of other program rankings, and indicators of the program’s reputation. The BKISED master’s program is jointly administered by the UNCG departments of Specialized Education Services and Human Development & Family Studies. See the website for further information about this ranking.

Another web site put them no. 8 nationally.

Best College Values (bestcollegevalues.com), an online resource that helps students find reputable and affordable degree programs, has this to say in their 2016 ranking of online Master’s of Education in Early Childhood Education:

080316Feature__SecondandEighthInNation2The (UNCG) online Master of Education in Birth-Kindergarten Interdisciplinary Studies in Education and Development degree program prepares students to assume leadership roles in diverse settings (both education and community-based) that develop and implement programming for young children with and without disabilities, ages birth to five, and their families,” the web site says. “This degree is a fully online synchronous program with classes meeting online using web cameras and microphones. … Experienced and committed faculty members from the Departments of Human Development and Family Studies and Specialized Education Services teach, advise, and mentor students through this innovative course of study. There are two areas of emphasis – one on Early Childhood Leadership & Program Administration and another on Early Childhood Leadership & Advanced Teaching Licensure.”

Compiled by Mike Harris