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Early Childhood Development and Education

University of Central Florida

12 months
Duration
1194 USD/credit 42984 USD/year
1194 USD/credit 42984 USD/year
369 USD/credit 13284 USD/year
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About

The Early Childhood Development and Education program of University of Central Florida is designed to meet the needs of professionals who want to work with young children and their families. The ECDE program delivers relevant, rigorous course work and related academic experiences.

Overview

The program is designed for candidates with undergraduate degrees in a wide range of areas either related to early childhood development and education, such as child development, psychology, communication disorders, sociology, nursing, theatre, music or other degrees. 

Career Prospects

The Early Childhood Development and Education program of University of Central Florida includes advanced professional development in early child development and education for careers with direct and indirect services for young children and families. Direct early education services to young children and families can include homes, schools, and other community settings, such as child care and Head Start. Indirect services can include: child assessment, program evaluation, child care resource and referral, early learning coalitions, community college instruction, and child advocacy. Graduates of this program are encouraged to serve as a bridge among schools and community agencies and to nurture leadership skills in these areas. 

In addition to fostering the professional development of previously certified early childhood teachers, this program will also serve as a bridge among schools and community agencies and will provide the educational experiences to nurture educational leaders who will work within and across these areas.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Programs and Trends in Early Childhood Education
  • Play Development, Intervention, and Assessment
  • Home-School-Community Interaction in Early Childhood Education
  • Guiding and Facilitating Social Competence
  • Global Issues in Early Childhood
  • Observation and Assessment of Young Children

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

36 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • One official transcript (in a sealed envelope) from each college/university attended.
  • Three letters of recommendation from academic sources.
  • Professional resumé.
  • Essay detailing career goals.  
  • An interview (in person, by internet, or by phone) scheduled by the Early Childhood Graduate faculty.
  • A guided 1-page written essay during the interview. 
  • Applicants applying to this program who have attended a college/university outside the United States must provide a course-by-course credential evaluation with GPA calculation.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    42984 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1194 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    42984 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1194 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    13284 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 369 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Orlando

1111 - 1939 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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