12 months
Duration
914 USD/credit 27420 USD/year
914 USD/credit 27420 USD/year
457 USD/credit 13710 USD/year
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About

The Early Childhood Education program at the University of South Alabama is a 30-hour fully online program that provides advanced study for teachers who already hold the Class B Professional Early Childhood Certification.

Overview

Program Description

Upon completion of the program, students are eligible for the Class A Professional Early Childhood Education (P-3) certification, which is a requirement for those intending to work in grades PreK-3 in public elementary schools.

Early childhood educators make a profound impact on children’s lives. The first years of life create the foundation for a child’s health, emotional well being, and intellectual growth. Providing high-quality early care and education is critically important to enable children to learn and ensure that they reach their full potential. The Early Childhood Education program at the University of South Alabama is designed to provide in-depth knowledge of child development, childhood learning and teaching skills for young children ages four through eight.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Elementary School Curriculum
  • Instructional Planning in the Elementary School
  • Multicultural Experiences in Schools
  • Microcomputing Systems
  • Educational Research and Evaluation
  • Organizational Patterns & Curriculum in ECE

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 SCH

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.5
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

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  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education
  • A minimum overall GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale based on the GPA used as the basis for granting the degree and posted on the official transcript from a regionally accredited institution at the time the degree was earned OR a 2.5 GPA on the last 60 semester hours of undergraduate course work posted on the official transcript from a regionally accredited institution at the time the degree was earned
  • A valid bachelor’s-level Class B Professional Educator Certificate in the same teaching field in which the Class A Professional Educator Certificate is sought
  • Personal statement on applicant's career goals and purpose for graduate study

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    27420 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 914 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    27420 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 914 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    13710 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 457 USD per credit during 12 months.

Funding

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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