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Childhood Education Grades 1-6

The City University of New York

12 months
25650 USD/year
25650 USD/year
11090 USD/year
Tuition fee
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This Childhood Education Grades 1-6 program leads to NYS certification in Childhood Education at The City University of New York. It is nationally recognized by the Association for Childhood Education International and prepares teachers for work in NYC public schools. 


This Childhood Education Grades 1-6 program at The City University of New York is not designed for those with prior NYS certification in Childhood Education; Those who already hold Childhood Education certification should consider our programs in Literacy, Special Education, Early Childhood Education, TESOL, Elementary Math Specialist or Childhood Education STEM Specialization.

The Childhood Education program offers two tracks (or subplans).

  • Track 1 (Subplan: CHEDTKONE) is an evening program designed with career changers in mind that allows students to adapt the pace of the program to their needs.
  • Track 2 (Subplan: CHEDTKTWO) is a two-year, full-time, daytime, clinically-rich program.

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  •  The Art of Effective Teaching
  •  Teaching Science in the Elementary School
  •  Teaching Developmental Reading
  •  Mathematics Curriculum and Methods
  •  The Arts: An Interdisciplinary Learning Experience
  •  Health Education for the Classroom Teacher

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution with a grade point average of at least 3.0.
  • A liberal arts or sciences major (or interdisciplinary concentration) of at least 30 credits.
  • 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.
  • A personal statement.
  • Submission of official score report on the Graduate Record Examination (GRE), except applicants who are certified teachers or school administrators and hold a graduate degree.

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.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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