The Master of Arts (MA) prepares graduate students to serve in early childhood education as advocates, educators, policy makers, directors, administrators, and researchers to create engaging and safe learning environments for young children.
The department of Teaching, Learning & Sociocultural Studies (TLS) prepares students to investigate and address a broad range of issues in teaching and learning. Emphasizing a sociocultural perspective, the programs nurture innovative ways of knowing, methods of inquiry, and approaches to problem-solving. Several degree programs are available in these three areas:
Teaching and Teacher Education
Language, Reading, and Culture
Teaching, Learning, and Sociocultural Studies
College of Education
University of Arizona - Main - Tucson
Required test(s): TOEFL or IELTS (international applicants only)
English proficiency is one of the conditions for admission for all applicants whose native language is not English. Please see the following link for acceptable English Proficiency Credentials: https://grad.arizona.edu/admissions/requirements/international-applicants#english-proficiency.
The University of Arizona institution code is 4832.
International applicants will not be considered for conditional admission by this program.
ETS Major Field Code(s) for this program:
Minumum credits: 33 units
Common Core across the MA in LRC: 15-18 units (45-55%)
See above. To be determined with advisor.
Please refer to the Graduate Student Handbook for students who are pursuing this program of study.