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Dual Certificate Program in Early Childhood Ed (Birth-Grade 2) and Child Ed (Grades 1-6)

Hofstra University

24 months
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1605 USD/credit 26482 USD/year
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About

Dual Certificate Program in Early Childhood Ed (Birth-Grade 2) and Child Ed (Grades 1-6) from Hofstra University is designed to blend on-campus preparation with field experiences in a variety of school settings, including full-time student teaching for the BS program and a practicum for the MSEd Program. 

Overview

Program Details

Literacy, multicultural education, and information technology are integrated throughout all aspects of the program in Dual Certificate Program in Early Childhood Ed (Birth-Grade 2) and Child Ed (Grades 1-6) from Hofstra University. The program conforms to the standards and guidelines of the New York State Learning Standards for Early Childhood Education, Childhood Education and Special Education.

Upon completion of at least 151 semester hours and all degree requirements, students will receive a BS/MSEd and be eligible for recommendation for New York State certification in Early Childhood B-2, Childhood 1-6 and Students with Disabilities B-2 with a severe or multiple disabilities annotation/extension.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • English-Language Learners in the Mainstream Classroom

  • Integrated Teaching of Mathematics in Early and Childhood Education
  • Integrated Teaching of Science in Early and Childhood Education
  • Language Arts—Social Studies Internship
  • Mathematics-Science Internship
  • Assessment in Early Childhood and Childhood Classrooms
  • Integrated Teaching of Reading, Writing and Children's Literature (Birth-Grade 6)
  • Interdisciplinary Teaching of Social Studies: Early Childhood

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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Rolling Admission

Credits

33 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required
GMAT admission requirements GMAT
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A minimum overall GPA of 3.0 following completion of at least 89 s.h. of course work toward their BS in Early Childhood/Childhood Education Dual Certification Program.
  • An interview with the graduate program director.
  • A written personal statement of professional intent.
  • Three letters of recommendation addressing the applicant's potential to succeed in the teaching of students with disabilities.
  • Completion of Dual Degree conditional acceptance form through the Office of Academic Records
  • Completion of Dual Degree application waiver/substitution form

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    26482 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1605 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    26482 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1605 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Hempstead

1300 - 2834 USD /month
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