Childhood Education (Grades 1-6)

St. Thomas Aquinas College

Master On Campus
16 months
1035 USD/credit
1035 USD/credit
Tuition fee
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The MST in Childhood Education (Grades 1-6) from St. Thomas Aquinas College is for those people who hold an undergraduate degree and are now considering teaching as a career. They could be recent graduates, teaching assistants or career changers.


The program in Childhood Education (Grades 1-6) at St. Thomas Aquinas College is a total of 39 credits, including a semester of student teaching. The program can be completed in 16 months, but candidates may take longer if they need to. Most classes are held in the evening so that candidates can continue to work full-time. The program includes Methods classes in all subject areas so that candidates are fully prepared to teach the curriculum. 

Upon completion of the program, candidates will be recommended for teaching certification in Childhood Education (1-6). Candidates will be able to teach Grades 1 through 6 in both public and private schools. Additional classes in Middle School Education can be taken to prepare candidates for certification in Grades 5-9.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Psychology of Learning/Models of Teaching
  • Reading and Language Development
  • Exceptional Children: Childhood & Special Education
  • Reading and Writing Across the Curriculum
  • Social Studies: Teaching Strategies for Inclusive Classrooms
  • Assessment: Principles and Practices

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 16 months

Start dates & application deadlines




39 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

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).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed Application
  • GRE general test scores or Miller Analogy Test (MAT) score for Master's Programs
  • Official transcripts from each previously attended college or university must be sent to the Office of Admissions directly from the issuing institution
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Statement of Professional Goals
  • For MSEd and Post-Master's applications, a teaching certificate must be held by applicant

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1035 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1035 USD per credit and a duration of 16 months.
  • National

    1035 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1035 USD per credit and a duration of 16 months.


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Childhood Education (Grades 1-6)
St. Thomas Aquinas College


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