ORANGE CITY, Iowa—Northwestern College’s online Master of Education degree in early childhood recently received a top-10 ranking for best degrees of its kind.
Early-Childhood-Education-Degrees.com ranks Northwestern’s program sixth on its list of the 30 best master’s degrees in early childhood education. Northwestern is the only Iowa college or university on the list. The ranking is based on academic prestige, flexibility and affordability.
The website commends the ranked programs for “high value, affordable pricing and flexibility, as well as their current up-to-date curricula,” adding that the programs focus on curriculum development suitable for young learners, research practices, classroom arrangement, advocacy and more.