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Early Childhood Education

College of Charleston

24 months
Duration
36132 USD/year
36132 USD/year
13770 USD/year
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About

This Early Childhood Education program at College of Charleston will prepare you to lead and inspire children in pre-kindergarten through the third grade, and become an advocate for the youth in your classroom. The program leads to early childhood certification/licensure.

Overview

Early Childhood Education at College of Charleston an NCATE accredited program that focuses on the education of children in pre-kindergarten through third grade, is nationally recognized by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). It is designed for those who want to teach young children and have undergraduate degrees in non-education disciplines.

Successful completion of the M.A.T. program requirements leads to recommendation for teaching certification/licensure in grades prekindergarten through three in South Carolina, in addition to a master's degree. The State of South Carolina has reciprocal licensure agreements with many State Departments of Education across the United States. Teacher Education Program requirements are described in detail in a candidate information packet, which a candidate receives prior to meeting with an advisor to complete a program of study.

Mission

The College of Charleston is a state-supported comprehensive institution providing a high-quality education in the arts and sciences, education and business. The faculty is an important source of knowledge and expertise for the community, state and nation.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Curriculum and Development for Early Childhood Education
  • Advanced Instructional Strategies for Emergent Literacies PK-3 
  • Advanced Teaching Writing/Design with Children's Literature and Multimodal Texts, PK-3 
  • Methods and Materials in Early Childhood Education: Field Experience II 
  • Mathematics and Science in Early Childhood Education
  • Social Studies and Humanities for Early Childhood and Elementary Teachers
  • Teaching Diverse Learners 
  • Creativity and the Fine Arts 
  • Creating Effective Learning Communities
  • Home, School, and Community Relationships

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Fall priority deadline for completed applications: March 1. (This is for those students seeking scholarships and assistantships.)

Credits

48 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Official transcripts from all academic institutions; minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.5
  • Official GRE scores; official TOEFL scores if your primary language is not English
  • Undergraduate coursework reflecting a broad liberal arts background.
  • Professional résumé and two letters of recommendation regarding your academic work/experience (one from someone who has observed you working with children).
  • A statement of purpose describing why the candidate seeks to pursue the M.A.T. program and a career in teaching. 
  • Self-assessment of dispositions
  • Statement of ability to perform essential teaching duties under the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    36132 USD/year
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  • National

    36132 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 36132 USD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    13770 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 13770 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Charleston

1270 - 2210 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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