Human Development and Family Studies


Not sure which graduate program in B-K is right for you? We offer many online options:

1) 2015 COHORT IS FULL: M.Ed In BK:ISED: emphasis on Early Childhood Leadership & Program Administration. 37 hours. Must have a 3.0 GPA and 12 hrs early childhood coursework to apply. No teaching license or GRE test required for this emphasis. Scholarships available for those who qualify. An interview and writing sample will be required instead of GRE..

2) 2015 COHORT IS FULL M.Ed in BK:ISED: emphasis on Early Childhood Leadership & Advanced Teaching Licensure. 37 hours. Initial B-K teaching license required. For those with a non-BK teaching license, an additional 4 hours of student teaching is required.

3) For those who would like to earn the initial B-K teaching license: Graduate B-K Licensure Certificate (20 hrs) Scholarship applications available beginning May 2015 for the Fall 2015 term- contact for more information.

4) For those who want an 18-hour post-baccalaureate certificate without a teaching license, Leadership in Early Care and Education Certificate, 18 hours

The Online Graduate Programs in BK are primarily taught in a synchronous online format using web cameras and headsets. The synchronous classes are generally taught from 4 to 6:50 pm. All are joint programs between HDFS and Specialized Education Services Departments.

UNCG is currently authorized to offer online courses to students in all states except Iowa, Wisconsin, Montana, Wyoming and Minnesota.