Earn your MEd in Early Childhood Education through UGA's nationally recognized program. The experience is designed for early childhood teachers, have another certification, or if you are simply interested in childhood education.

The Early Childhood Education Program offers two Masters degrees. The Master of Education degree (MEd) is for individuals who already hold teacher certification. The Master of Arts in Teaching degree program (MAT ECCO) is for individuals who wish to gain initial certification to teach PK-5th grades along with earning a Masters degree.

For more information on additional requirements, please visit The Elementary Education Med Program Page.


Degree Awarded: MEd

Degree Code: MED_EDEL

School/College: College of Education

Aderhold Hall
Athens, GA 30602-7101


Academic Department: Educational Theory and Practice

Aderhold Hall
Athens, GA 30602-7177

Graduate Coordinator: Cheryl Fields-Smith


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