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Early Childhood Education

California University of Pennsylvania

24 months
Duration
774 USD/credit
774 USD/credit
516 USD/credit
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About

The Early Childhood Education program at California University of Pennsylvania is a 100% online graduate program for certified teachers in elementary, special or early childhood education. In this program you will gain and apply in-depth knowledge of child development, families and best teaching practices in a variety of education settings.

Overview

The Early Childhood Education program at California University of Pennsylvania states that as an early childhood education graduate student, you'll have the opportunity to complete an internship in an early childhood/preschool setting under the supervision of a sponsoring organization and the University. 

This internship, contingent upon approval by the program coordinator, is only required if you do not have previous early childhood education experience (i.e., formal work and/or teaching experience working with pre-K to grade 4 children)

Graduate Outcomes

New career opportunities have evolved for teachers with a strong background in early childhood education. This degree will enable you to meet the specific needs of children, and work with parents and other adults to nurture children's physical, social, emotional and intellectual growth. 

Our alumni have gone on to jobs in:

  • Public and private schools' pre-K to grade 4 education programs.
  • Preschool programs.
  • Head Start and child care centers.
  • Parenting and family support programs.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Early Childhood CurriculumAnd Assessment
  • Advanced Childhood Development
  • Literacy Development
  • Methods Of Research
  • Standards Aligned Curriculum, Instruction & Assessments
  • Science & Math in Early Childhood

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
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).
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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.
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Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

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.
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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).
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Start practicing IELTS today!
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.
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor's degree with a GPA of 2.80 or a 3.00 in last 48 credits earned (Students with a GPA below 2.80 may apply for conditional admission)
  • Official transcripts from an accredited undergraduate institution
  • Master's with certification AND Certification Only: Copy of PA teaching certification in elementary, early childhood or special education
  • Applicants in other states will have six months after admission to secure and submit evidence of PA Department of Education certification
  • Master's Only:  Resume will be evaluated on the basis of prior studies and/or significant professional experience

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    774 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 774 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    774 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 774 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • In-State

    516 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 516 USD per credit during 24 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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