University of Mobile Online Master’s in Early Childhood Education Named #3 Best in America

Rivers Brunson Adult, Education, News

MOBILE, Ala. – University of Mobile’s online Master of Arts in Early Childhood Education has been named #3 in the nation using a cost metric, academic metric and online metric by Affordable Colleges Online (AC Online).

The 2018-2019 listing for “Best Online Master’s Degrees in Early Childhood Education” is at

UM’s online Master of Arts in Education, with tracks in early childhood education and elementary education, is offered through the Christian university’s School of Education at It is one of many graduate programs available.

The site used four ranking factors to determine the 50 ranking colleges and universities. Affordability, the most heavily weighted factor, was determined by tuition and grants. The quality of each program was measured by graduation and acceptance rates, and flexibility was measured by a program’s part-time enrollment options. Lastly, each program was measured by the number of degrees granted in that specific program area.

The Master of Arts in Education at University of Mobile is available in multiple tracks including elementary education and early childhood education, which students are able to choose between or combine. The university also offers an Alternative Master of Arts in Education in a blended format, with classes offered both online and on campus.

For information about the School of Education at University of Mobile, visit or call Enrollment Services at 251.442.2222.

About University of Mobile

University of Mobile is a Christ-centered liberal arts and sciences institution with a vision of higher education for a higher purpose, founded to honor God by equipping students for their future professions through rigorous academic preparation and spiritual transformation. Core values are: Christ-Centered, Academically-Focused, Student-Devoted and Distinctively-Driven. The university offers on-campus and online bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree programs in over 90 areas of study. Founded in 1961, University of Mobile is affiliated with the Alabama Baptist State Convention and is located 10 miles north of Mobile, Alabama on a campus of over 880 acres.

For more information about University of Mobile, visit the website at or call Enrollment Services at 1.800.WIN.RAMS or 251.442.2222.



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Rivers Brunson

Rivers is an experienced writer and an alumna of University of Mobile. She graduated in 2015 and holds a Bachelor of Science in Communication. She returned to University of Mobile professionally as marketing communications specialist in 2017. She also hosts a podcast with Bellum Creative Group called Due South about Southern arts and culture. A Grove Hill, Alabama native, Rivers fell in love with the city of Mobile as an undergraduate student and now calls it home; however she takes frequent trips to see her family who are NAMB church planters in Livingston, Montana. She has a lovable golden retriever named Cooper.