If you love young children, then you'll want to earn your Master's in Early Childhood Education. This degree can also be completed concurrently with a licensure plan that leads to a teaching license in Early Childhood Education, Birth-Grade 3. The professional educator who earns this degree will demonstrate knowledge and competency in the following areas: child growth, development, and learning; health, safety, and nutrition; family and community collaboration; curriculum development and implementation; methods and materials; assessment of children and evaluation of programs; professionalism; and appropriate developmental practices. The coursework is online, but your practicums can be completed in your own community. In the near future, you can be a highly sought after professional who works with young children, so why not begin your degree today?