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Early Childhood Education

College of Charleston

Master
24 months
Duration
17406 USD/year
17406 USD/year
6858 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.

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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.

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.)

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

48 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.
2.5 (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

  • 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

  • International

    17406 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17406 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    17406 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17406 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    6858 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6858 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

  • Assistantships are a form of financial aid through which graduate students are paid for the work they perform. They are often related to students' studies or areas of specialization. Typically assistantships fall into one of the following categories: graduate, research, teaching.
  • Scholarships are funds or payments awarded on the basis of academic or other achievements.
  • Grants are awarded by an institution or organization, often to pursue a particular research project or to attain specific professional goals.
  • The Versailles Fellowship is an opportunity for graduate students to teach and conduct independent research at a university outside of Paris.

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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