Early Childhood Education

Bay Path University

12 months
535 USD/credit
535 USD/credit
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The MSEd/EdS in Early Childhood Education course at Bay Path University  provides students with an intensive study of content for improved classroom performance. 

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Teachers are a vital part in the development of children, especially during their early years. What children learn and experience at this age sets the foundation for who they will become and can impact their future success in educational, professional, and personal lives.

This  Early Childhood Education course at Bay Path University is intended to deepen the content and subject matter knowledge base for teachers at the early childhood education level (PreK-2). 

About the Degree

MSEd/EdS Program Options:

  •  Initial Licensure: For students seeking Massachusetts Initial Licensure in Early Childhood Education PreK-2
  • Non-Licensure: For students seeking the MSEd or EdS degree without licensure
  • Convenient schedule is a combination of online and on campus courses (offered in either Concord, East Longmeadow, or Sturbridge, Massachusetts)
  • Option to attend full-time or part-time while continuing with family life, work, and other commitments
  • Collaborate with a network of like-minded professionals and supportive faculty in a small, intimate, highly dynamic and interactive classroom setting
  • Programme Structure

    Courses include:

    • Learning Theory and Designing Instruction for the Inclusive Classroom
    • Pre‐Practicum and Seminar
    • English Language Arts Content, Applications and Assessment for PreK-2
    • Science Content, Applications and Assessment for PreK-2
    • Social Studies Content, Applications and Assessment for PreK-2
    • Year-long Internship in Early Childhood Education (with Seminar)
    • Managing Challenging Behaviors
    • Learners with Special Needs
    • Multisensory Language and Literacy Strategies

    Key information


    • Full-time
      • 12 months

    Start dates & application deadlines


    IELTS or TOEFL needed


    39 alternative credits

    EdS 39 or 42 credits



    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 (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

    • A completed application
    • Translated undergraduate transcripts - by WES, AACRAO, or another similar organization 
    • Two letters of recommendation 
    • Short essay in English on "Why this graduate degree is important to my personal and professional goals"
    • Confirmation of finances for tuition
    • Confirmation of health insurance and a completed immunization record. - (Option to purchase health insurance available)

    Tuition Fee

    • International

      535 USD/credit
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 535 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
    • National

      535 USD/credit
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 535 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.


    • Bay Path University Graduate Grant

    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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