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Early Childhood Education - Birth-Grade 2

Mercy College New York

M.Sc.
48 months
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842 USD/credit
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At Mercy College, the 39-credit Master of Science in Early Childhood Education, Birth - Grade 2 at Mercy College New York, prepares teacher candidates and early childhood professionals for New York State certification. Coursework, field experiences and clinical practice, such as student teaching, help candidates for a career in early childhood education.

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Overview

Early childhood is a critical period in human development. Influencing a young child's growth, development and learning during this stage has lifelong implications. Early childhood professionals can find their work deeply fulfilling as they witness children say their first words, paint their first pictures or learn to write their names.

At Mercy College, the 39-credit Master of Science in Early Childhood Education, Birth - Grade 2 at Mercy College New York, prepares teacher candidates and early childhood professionals for New York State certification. Coursework, field experiences and clinical practice, such as student teaching, help candidates for a career in early childhood education.

Early Childhood Education candidates can pursue multiple certificates:

  • Early Childhood, Birth to Grade 2
  • Early Childhood, Birth to Grade 2 and Childhood Education, Grades 1 - 6, Dual Certification
  • Early Childhood, Birth to Grade 2, childhood Education, Grades 1 - 6, with Students with Disabilities, Triple Certification

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Educational Foundations from Diverse Perspectives
  • Fndtns Educ Sdnts w/Dsblts
  • Tchng English as 2nd Lang
  • Ed Evl/Assmt ECldhd-Adol&Dsabl
  • Aprchs Lit: EChldhd-Adolescenc
  • Intr Erl Chld Ed:Fndtn/Meth/Mt
  • Wrk w/Prnts/Famls Erl Chld-Chl
  • Lang Arts Cldhd/ ECldhd Educ
  • Soc Studies Cldhd/ECldhd Edu
  • Math Cldhd/ECldhd Educ
  • Science Cldhd/ECldhd Educ
  • Assess/Crct Lit Prb EChld/Chl
  • Student Teaching Experience

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis except for a few graduate programs. 

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

39 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.
3 (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.
53 (required)

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete a graduate application
  • Submit a nonrefundable $40 application fee. 
  • Submit official baccalaureate transcript(s)
  • Supporting documents may be required depending on program of interest, which may include:
    • Letters of recommendation 
    • Personal statement
    • Résumé
    • Test scores
    • Additional transcripts from other colleges or universities

Tuition Fee

  • International

    842 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 842 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    842 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 842 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.

Graduate Registration Fees

  • 12 credits or more : $310/term
  • Less than 12 credits: $155/term

Funding

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