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    Online Master of Science in Education in Early Childhood Education Policy

    Advance in a high-demand field.

    Due to recent workforce shifts during the global pandemic, early childhood educators have emerged as an essential resource, and there exists a dire need for early childhood education advocacy in the larger legislative and education policy arena. With the Early Childhood Education Policy program, students will learn the essential interdisciplinary insights necessary for successful cross-sector collaboration to address early childhood education system solutions. Through study in this program, students will become policy leaders ready to work with schools, non-profit organizations, governmental agencies, advocacy groups, and institutes of higher education to focus on inclusion and support for all children and families. The 30-credit program is designed for both professionals and recent college graduates who aspire to advance their careers through a focus on policy studies.

    Why UW-Whitewater Online?

    • 30 Credits 
    • Complete in as little as 15 months
    • Enroll full- or part-time
    • Fully asynchronous, online learning for maximum flexibility.
    • Ability to join scheduled live sessions, synchronously, if desired. Not required. 
    • Join a passionate, committed, caring group of early childhood enthusiasts building solutions toward inclusive, creative and equitable access and
      outcomes for all children.

    Creating Pathways

    For ECE policy leaders who represent the populations we serve. 


    Low cost yet high-quality educational opportunity.


    Experienced academics and leaders in ECE policy.

    Online Master of Science Education in Early Childhood Education Policy