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Early Childhood Education

University at Albany

M.Sc.
12 months
Duration
23100 USD/year
23100 USD/year
11310 USD/year
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About

Build on your expertise in teaching preschoolers and children (Birth – Second Grade) to help them develop age-appropriate language, literacy, and content area knowledge and skills with the Early Childhood Education program of University at Albany.

Overview

The Early Childhood Education program of University at Albany includes courses in literacy instruction, language acquisition, and pre-school/elementary teaching of science, mathematics, and social studies. Additional courses cover assessment methods, family engagement, intervention strategies, data-based decision making, and Next Generation Learning Standards.

If you hold initial New York State (NYS) teacher certification in early childhood education, or if you already hold permanent NYS teacher certification in another content area, the master's in early childhood education enables you to pursue professional certification to teach grades B-2.

Program of Study

This curriculum is regularly updated to include current best practices of professionals working in the field. Coursework can be completed part-time online or part-time or full-time on campus.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Classroom Literacy Instruction
  • Language Acquisition, B-2
  • Strategic Intervention to Prevent Literacy Difficulties
  • Literacy in Society
  • Teaching Social Studies, B-6
  • Early Literacy Development, B-2

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

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.
Required

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated 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.
79
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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Official transcripts of all schools attended
  • Three Letters of Recommendation
  • Official GRE scores
  • Supplemental Documents: an equivalent first childhood/elementary teaching certificate from any state

Tuition Fee

  • International

    23100 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11550 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    23100 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11550 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    11310 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5655 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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