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Early Childhood Education

Arcadia University

12 months
Duration
780 USD/credit 23400 USD/year
780 USD/credit 23400 USD/year
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About

Arcadia University's Early Childhood Education programme is designed to provide the student with both the skill and conceptual understanding of best practices in working with and in designing meaningful learning environments for young children.

Overview

If you have a bachelor's degree in any subject area, you are eligible to apply to Arcadia's School of Education and prepare for a career in education.

Key facts:

Core Early Childhood and Elementary Education courses of Arcadia University will count towards both certification and M.Ed. In addition, students are required to complete two Foundations Courses at Arcadia University and one Culminating Project.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Creative Expressions
  • Inclusive Education
  • Literacy Foundations
  • Strategic Instruction for Emergent and Content Area Literacy
  • Instructional Strategies in Early Childhood
  • Multilingual and Multicultural Literacies

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A graduate application, including personal statements
  • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution with a recommended GPA of 3.0 or better. 
  • Students holding a B.A. or B.S. degree in Education who are seeking an initial teaching certification (Instructional I) must submit passing scores from a provider of one of the approved basic skills assessment tests: PAPA, CORE, SAT or ACT. 
  • One official transcript from each college, university or professional school attended. 
  • Two letters of recommendation. The letters must be of a professional, not personal nature.
  • Applicants for Pennsylvania Teacher Certification Programs must submit current clearances for Child Abuse, Criminal Background Check and FBI Fingerprinting. 
    • International applicants should visit www.arcadia.edu/international for detailed information on admission requirements and application procedures. 
    • In addition to the general admission requirements, students must have a portfolio review. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23400 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 780 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    23400 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 780 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Glenside

1000 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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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