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Early Childhood Education, Birth through Grade 2

The City University of New York

12 months
Duration
25650 USD/year
25650 USD/year
11090 USD/year
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About

This Early Childhood Education, Birth through Grade 2 program at The City University of New Yorkleads to NYS certification in Early Childhood Education. It is recognized by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) and prepares candidates for teaching in a variety of educational settings within the birth to grade 2 levels. 

Overview

This Early Childhood Education, Birth through Grade 2 program at The City University of New York is not designed for those who already have NYS certification in Early Childhood Education.

ECEB2-MSED has two tracks (or subplans). 

  • Track 1 (Subplan: ECEB2LNYSC) is for applicants with no prior NYS certificate. 
  • Track 2 (Subplan: ECEB2ANYSC) is for applicants who have prior NYS certificate.

Progress Standards

  • Minimum GPA for Retention - Graduate students must maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 to remain at Hunter College. Students whose grades fall below this standard are required to raise their GPAs to at least 3.0 within one semester.
  • No F in the first two semesters—students who receive a grade of F(WU) in any course in the first two semesters will not be allowed to continue in the program.
  • Progress holds due to Incomplete Grades - Students with two or more INs will not be allowed to register for any courses.
  • Key Course Performance Standards
    • Students must receive a grade of at least a B in certain key program courses. (to be determined by programs, labeled in CUNY First, and noted in the catalog)
    • Students who receive a grade of F/WU in certain key program courses may not continue in the program (to be determined by programs, labeled in CUNY First, and noted in the catalog).

    Programme Structure

    Courses include:

    • Child Development: Birth to Age Eight
    • Social and Historical Contexts of Early Childhood Education
    • Assessment in Early Childhood Education: Birth through Grade 2
    • Early Childhood Curriculum: Birth through Grade 2
    • Language and Literacy: English Language Learners
    • Children with Special Needs: Birth through Grade 2

    Key information

    Duration

    • Full-time
      • 12 months

    Start dates & application deadlines

    Credits

    30 SCH
    • ECEB2LNYSC: 36-42 credits
    • ECEB2ANYSC: 30-35 credits

    Delivered

    On Campus

    Academic requirements

    GPA admission requirements GPA
    3

    Other requirements

    General requirements

    • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution with a GPA of at least 3.0 or a master’s degree with a GPA of  at least 3.5.
    • A liberal arts or sciences major or interdisciplinary concentration of at least 30 credits.
    • A personal statement.
    • Two letters of recommendation.
    • Submission of official score report on the Graduate Record Examination (GRE).
    • For applicants who do not hold New York State Certification: General education core in the liberal arts and sciences to include: artistic expression; communication; information retrieval; concepts in history and social sciences; humanities; a language other than English; scientific and mathematical processes; and written analysis and expression.

    Tuition Fee

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    • International

      25650 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 25650 USD per year during 12 months.
    • National

      25650 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 25650 USD per year during 12 months.
    • In-State

      11090 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 11090 USD per year during 12 months.

    Part time

    • Resident:  $470 per credit
    • Non-resident:  $855 per credit

    Living costs for New York City

    1819 - 3968 USD /month
    Living costs

    The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

    Funding

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