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Early Childhood Education

The City University of New York

M.A.
12 months
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855 USD/credit
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About

This Early Childhood Education program at The City University of New York leads 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. 

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Overview

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

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

    Key information

    Duration

    • Full-time
      • 12 months

    Start dates & application deadlines

    Language

    English
    IELTS or TOEFL needed

    Credits

    30 alternative credits

    Delivered

    On Campus

    Academic requirements

    GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
    3.5 (required)
    GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
    GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

    English requirements

    IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
    6.5 (required)
    TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
    80 (required)
    PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

    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).

    Tuition Fee

    • International

      855 USD/credit
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 855 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
    • National

      855 USD/credit
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 855 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
    • Local students: $5,545 / semester

    Funding

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