College of Education and Human Development

Institute of Child Development

Master's programs

Our master’s degree programs offer you options to support your individual career path and goals. Whether you are pursuing a career in early childhood education, child life, infant and early childhood mental health, or another area supporting children and families, you will be well prepared with a foundation in child development and the latest research-based practices. Consider your next step with a master’s degree from the Institute of Child Development!

Early care and education MEd (non-licensure) Early care and education MEd (non-licensure)

The Early Care and Education MEd provides students with a robust preparation for work as leaders in the field of early childhood education.

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Early childhood education MEd (licensure) Early childhood education MEd (licensure)

Earn a license to teach in early childhood (birth-3rd grade) classrooms in Minnesota. Build a strong foundation in child development theory, research, and developmentally appropriate methods that you can apply in the classroom.

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