12 months
Duration
1187 USD/credit 39171 USD/year
1109 USD/credit 36597 USD/year
468 USD/credit 15444 USD/year
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About

The Alternative Master of Arts in Early Childhood and Elementary Education at The University of Alabama at Birmingham is designed for individuals who hold an undergraduate degree in a field other than education and wish to earn Class A teacher certification for ages birth-third grade.

Overview

Coursework in the Early Childhood and Elementary Education program from The University of Alabama at Birmingham takes a minimum of 47 semester hours to complete and includes courses with a focus on play, diverse learners, teaching math, science and literacy, and social emotional development, as well as fieldwork and an internship (student teaching). 

Key Features 

  • At the UAB School of Education, we strive to prepare our students to be a force for positive change in their communities. 
  • Meeting the needs of this community requires a wide range of skilled professionals — from classroom instructors to health and wellness specialists. 

Programme Structure

Courses:

  • Curriculum for Young Children: Math Science and SS.
  • Comm Arts/Reading Young Child.
  • Infant/Toddler Development.
  • Edu Environment: Inf/Todd/Par. 
  • Cognitive Curriculum ECE
  • Programs for Young Children

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

33 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.75

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree with a Graduation GPA minimum of 2.75
  • Apply to UAB Graduate School
  • Passing Score on PRAXIS-Early Childhood Content Knowledge (Test #5025)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    39171 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1187 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    36597 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1109 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    15444 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 468 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Birmingham

1019 - 1648 USD /month
Living costs

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

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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Early Childhood and Elementary Education
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The University of Alabama at Birmingham

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