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MA in Pre-school Management

Master of Arts in Pre-school Management       
[Acknowledged By CHED October 15, 2001]

Program Description

The Master of Arts in Pre-School Management program provides opportunities for educators to experience personal and professional growth and development.  It aims to develop leaders and administrators who will be distinguished for their visionary leadership, scholarly and innovative practices and exemplary character.

The program has a core of twelve (12) units in the foundation subjects, eighteen (18) units for the major subjects in education and pre-school management including field practice, six (6) units of electives and six (6) units for thesis writing.  During the last semester of the program, the student prepares a final assessment of personal growth that has taken place during the course of her/his study.  A comprehensive examination that integrates all significant learning experiences has to be taken and an oral presentation and defense of the thesis must be done.

Program Objectives

The MA in Pre-School Management aims to help administrators/educators to

1. Recognize the interplay of the physiological, social and psychological development of the pre-schooler as a framework in designing innovative and relevant curricular programs for early childhood education;
2. Utilize a repertoire of knowledge and skills in identifying contemporary trends and issues in early childhood education as bases for curriculum planning and design;
3. Apply basic principles of management (i.e., supervision, planning, budget preparation and financial analysis, among others) vis-à-vis pre-school programs and education grounded in contemporary trends and issues; and
4. Exercise acceptable principles of leadership in managing and sustaining programs for pre-schoolers.

Distribution of subjects per term

MASTER OF ARTS IN PRE-SCHOOL MANAGEMENT

FIRST YEAR

First Semester

Second Semester

Subject Code

SUBJECTS

Units

Subject Code

SUBJECTS

UNITS

MAPREM1A

COMPARATIVE EDUCATION: A GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE

3

MAPREM1B

HUMAN INTERACTION IN STAFFING AND ADMINISTRATION OF EARLY CHILDOOD PROGRAMS

3

MAPREM1A(1)

PRE-SCHOOLERS’ GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT

3

MAPREM1B(1)

CHILDHOOD ASSESSMENT AND INTERVENTION

3

MAPREM1A(2)

SUPERVISION AND ADMINISTRATION OF EARLY CHILDHOOD CENTERS

3

MASPED1B(1)

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY IN EDUCATION

3

TOTAL UNITS

9

TOTAL UNITS

9

SUMMER

Subject Code

SUBJECTS

Units

MASPED1C

EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH AND  STATISTICS

3

MASPED1C(1)

WOMEN’S STUDIES: A GENDER FAIR EDUCATION

3

 

TOTAL UNITS

6

SECOND YEAR

First Semester

Second Semester

Subject Code

SUBJECTS

Units

Subject Code

SUBJECTS

UNITS

MAPREM2A

CURRICULUM LEADERSHIP AND DEVELOPMENT

3

MAPREM2B

SUPERVISED FIELD EXPERIENCE IN PRE-SCHOOL ADMINISTRATION 2

3

MAPREM2A(1)

SUPERVISED FIELD EXPERIENCE IN PRE-SCHOOL ADMINISTRATION 1

3

TW2-MAPREM

THESIS WRITING 2 (MA-PREM)

3

MAPREM2A(2)

FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT (MA)

3

 

 

 

TW1-MAPREM

THESIS WRITING 1 (MA-PREM)

3

 

 

 

TOTAL UNITS

12

TOTAL UNITS

6

Summary of Units

MASTER OF ARTS IN PRE-SCHOOL MANAGEMENT

FOUNDATION SUBJECTS (12 Units)

UNITS

MAPREM1A

Comparative Education: A Global Perspective

3

MAPREM1A(1)

Pre-Schoolers’ Growth and Development

3

MAPREM2A

Curriculum Leadership and Development

3

MASPED1C

Educational Research and Statistics

3

MAJOR SUBJECTS (18 Units)

 

       MAPREM1B

Human Interaction in Staffing and Administration of Early     

Childhood Programs

3

MAPREM1B(1)

Childhood Assessment and Intervention

3

MASPED1B(2)

Information Technology in Education

3

MAPREM1A(2)

Supervision and Administration of Early Childhood Centers

3

MAPREM2A(1)

Supervised Field Experience in Pre-School Administration 1

3

MAPREM2B

Supervised Field Experience in Pre-School Administration  2

3

ELECTIVES (6 Units)

 

MASPEC1C(1)

Women’s Studies: A Gender Fair Education

3

MAPREM2A(20

Financial Management

3

COMPREHENSIVE EXAM

 

COMPRE MAPREM

Comprehensive Exam

0

THESIS WRITING (6 Units)

 

TW1-MAPREM

Thesis Writing 1

3

TW2-MAPREM

THESIS WRITING 2

3

TOTAL NO. OF UNITS

42  Units

       

Admission Requirements

Admissions criteria and requirements of the program are as follows:

1. Completion of an undergraduate degree in Education (BSE, BSEEd) with twelve (12) units in Special Education.
2. For graduates of other colleges and universities, at least two-year teaching experience or the eighteen (18) units requirement in Education (for non-BSE graduates) plus the following subjects in Special Education which are pre-requisites to the program:

     2.1 Overview of Special Education
     2.2. Principles and practices in Special Education
     2.3 Assessment and Evaluation of Exceptional Learners 1
     2.4 Extended Learning Through Art

3. Submission of accomplished Application Form to Admissions/Registrar’s Office together with a certified true copy of the transcript of records or Transfer Credential/Honourable Dismissal if the applicant has started her/his graduates studies in another institution.
4. SSC graduates who pass a qualifying examination and whose Cumulative Quality Point Average or CQPA is at least 3.0 in their major subjects and who do not have a grade lower than B in any major subject are granted automatic admission to the program.
5. Graduates of comparable colleges or universities must meet the following requirements:

     5.1 A CQPA of not lower than 3.0 or its equivalent in major subjects;
     5.2 No grade lower than B in any major subjects;
     5.3 Must have passed the entrance examination:
     5.4 Recommendation by a former professor in home school and employer.

Retention requirements

St.  Scholastica’s College Graduate School expects all its students to meet its academic requirements to stay in their selected program of study.   Thus, applicants are expected to meet the following:

1. A minimum of grade of B an all subjects or compliance with the program maintenance requirements;
2. Interview by a panel of faculty members for those experiencing difficulties in meeting the program’s academic requirements.  Students having academic probation for a semester.  Continued failure to comply with the academic requirements set by the Graduate School will mean automatic removal from the program.
3. Students are discouraged from dropping/withdrawing a course to avoid delay in completing their program of study.