24 months
18688 USD/year
18688 USD/year
6888 USD/year
Tuition fee
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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 Early Childhood Education program from College of Charleston leads to early childhood certification/licensure.

Key Features 

  • Accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education and recognized by the National Association for the Education of Young Children.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Advanced Instructional Strategies for Emergent Literacies PK-3 
  • Mathematics in Early Childhood Education 
  • Science Methods for Early Childhood Education 
  • Social Studies and Humanities for Early Childhood and Elementary Teachers
  • Creating an Effective Climate for Learning 
  • Creativity and the Fine Arts 

Key information


  • 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.)


45 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Official transcripts from all academic institutions; minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.75
  • Official Praxis Core Score that reflects a passing grade
  • Official TOEFL scores if your primary language is not English
  • 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. 
  • Statement of ability to perform essential teaching duties under the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18688 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18688 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    18688 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18688 USD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    6888 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6888 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.


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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