Fitchburg State University

  • Birth through 8
  • Early Childhood Education (PreK-2) Initial Teacher Licensure (with 2nd major in Interdisciplinary Studies IDIE). This is a four-year degree for classroom teachers with student teaching and MTEL passage required. http://www.fitchburgstate.edu/academics/undergraduate-day-programs/early...
  • Career Paths Grant Program: This is a 4 year degree in Interdisciplinary Studies (IDIE) with an Education minor, meant to complete the Bachelor’s degree for early childhood educators presently working in early childhood settings.
  • Graduate degrees: M.Ed. in Early Childhood Education PreK-2 (initial Licensure) OR M.Ed in Early Childhood Education (Professional Licensure)

Highlights:

  • Early Childhood Education Initial Teacher Licensure: prescribed four-year program toward MA classroom teaching, requires MTEL exams, student teaching, day classes
  • Career Paths Grant Program: Target audience is currently working early childhood educators completing their required four-year undergraduate degree. Grant pays for education courses for qualified applicants. Special grant courses offered weekends and evenings.

Resources available:

Student Supports provided:

Dedicated early childhood education advisors, library services, IT services

Programs Available

Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education - Birth to 8 Concentration (Non-Licensure)

This Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education with a Birth - 8 (B-8) Concentration for early educators will enable students to develop skills and competencies to foster the growth and development of young children, infancy to 8 years.

M.Ed. in Early Childhood Education (Professional Licensure)

This program is designed to support fully licensed teachers who are pursuing graduate study.

Contact for this program:

Dr. William Cortezia wcortezi@fitchburgstate.edu

 

M.Ed. Early Childhood Education PreK-2 (Initial Licensure)

This degree program support students who have a Bachelor degree and are seeking initial licensure.

Contact for this program:

Dr. William Cortezia wcortezi@fitchburgstate.edu

Early Childhood Education (PreK-2) Initial Teacher Licensure

Early Childhood Education (PreK-2) Initial Teacher Licensure (with 2nd major in Interdisciplinary Studies IDIS).  This is a four-year degree for classroom teachers with student teaching and MTEL passage required.