Graduate Pathway in Early Childhood Education

Students who successfully complete an INTO UAB Graduate Pathway program in early childhood education are assured progression to a UAB graduate early childhood education degree program upon submission of additional required application materials. After successfully completing the Pathway program, you are guaranteed to enter the graduate degree program. This transition to university from an INTO program is called progression.

Degree Program Components


  • 39 credit hour program
  • 12 credit hours apply from Pathway
  • 27 credit hours remaining toward degree


  • 39 credit hour program
  • 9 credit hours apply from Pathway
  • 30 credit hours remaining toward degree

Course features

  • Develop your knowledge and skills through active learning in your chosen subject area.
  • Guaranteed university placement for all successful students.
  • Adapt to studying in the US with a strong focus on study and research skills.
  • Improve your English level and develop the vocabulary for your chosen degree subject.
  • Students have the opportunity to apply their knowledge and skills through internships after completing course work.

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