M.Ed. On Campus

Early Childhood Education

College of Saint Rose

24 months
799 USD/credit 17977 USD/year
799 USD/credit 17977 USD/year
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The College of Saint Rose in Albany, New York, is the only institution of higher education in the Capital Region that offers a master’s degree in Early Childhood Education.


Earning this degree helps early childhood educators gain flexibility in their current positions and expand their job opportunities. Graduates of the College of Saint Rose master’s program in Early Childhood Education are qualified for leadership roles in early childhood education. 

Key facts:

This program is designed for students who do not hold initial certification in Early Childhood Education, and it provides the education course work required for initial and professional certification for teaching in birth through grade 2 in New York State and reciprocal states.

Programme Structure

Courses included: 

  • Educational Research
  • Integrative Research Seminar
  • Thesis
  • Found Early Child Education
  • Curricula For Young Children
  • Literacy in Primary Grades
  • Survey of Educational Psychology
  • Child Development and Health
  • Violence Prevention
  • Child Abuse Prevention
  • Dignity For All Students
  • Substance Abuse Workshop

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Fall Enrollment: June 1 - priority deadline


45 alternative credits



On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online application and $40 application fee starting Nov 1st, 2018.
  • Statement of Purpose (approximately 300 words)— An effective Statement of Purpose will provide faculty reviewers with an understanding of the applicant’s objectives and motivation for pursuing a graduate degree or certificate.
  • Resume— A current resume is required for all programs.
  • Unofficial Transcripts— eg. electronic copies of official transcripts issued by institutions of higher education.
  • Certification/Licensure Documentation — eg. state licensure examination results, copies of certifications.
  • Test Scores— eg. electronic copies of GRE, GMAT, TOEFL, IELTS, and PTE test results.
  • Visa Documents— eg. passports, financial verification documents.
  • Miscellaneous— eg. WES evaluations, CITE internship forms.
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Official Exam Scores
  • Proof of English Proficiency (international applicants only)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17977 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 799 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    17977 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 799 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Albany

1010 - 1570 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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