- HDFS 606 Early Childhood Literacy Skill Development
- HDFS 645 Programming for Young Children with Special Needs
- HDFS 621 Family Studies I: Empirical and Theoretical Perspectives
- HDFS 641 Infants, Toddlers, and Families: Development and Programming
- HDFS 639 Curriculum Methods and Assessment
- or HDFS 662 Curriculum Analysis in Early Childhood
- HDFS 669 Supervised Field Experience and Study (4 credits)
- HDFS 640 Early Childhood Administration, Leadership and Advocacy
- HDFS 691 Play and Human Development
- HDFS 656 Adult Development and Learning
- HDFS 669 Supervised Field Experience and Study (2 credits)
Applications for fall 2019 admission are being accepted now! The deadline to apply is July 15, 2019.
Admission decisions will be based on prior educational experiences, GPA, and letters of recommendation. It is generally expected that students will have an undergraduate GPA of at least 3.0, and will have earned a bachelor’s degree in early childhood education or related field. For international applicants whose first language is not English, a Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) iBT score of 100 is required. Applicants will submit a personal statement and two letters of recommendation. A federal background clearance will be required in order to enroll. *Please note that we accept CAP Admissions and GRE scores are not required for admission to this program University statement: Admission to the graduate program is competitive. Those who meet stated requirements are not guaranteed admission, nor are those who fail to meet all of those requirements necessarily precluded from admission if they offer other appropriate strengths.