12 months
1345 USD/credit 44385 USD/year
1345 USD/credit 44385 USD/year
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The Master of Science program in Childhood Education (Career Change) from St. John's University advances the knowledge and experience of graduates in teaching elementary education. 


The Childhood Education program at St. John's University includes a range of relevant pedagogical methods for teaching and learning and strategies for devising, implementing and assessing learning experiences for all learners.

Career Outcomes

The program will prepare graduates to:

Demonstrate knowledge of the fundamental principles of  childhood education.

  • Understand the principles of sociological and psychological foundations of learning in childhood instruction.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the historical development and current trends in curriculum.
  • Identify and use theories of Childhood Education.
  • Identify theories and models for teaching students with exceptionalities, gifted and talented students, special needs, diverse learners, students who are bilingual and at-risk students
  • Conduct research in childhood education.
  • Use current technology to present content to children.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Psychological Foundations of Learning
  • Philosophical, Historical & Sociological Foundations of Education
  • Human Relations in Multicultural and Inclusive Settings
  • Education of Individuals with Exceptionalities
  • Language Acquisition & Literacy Dev for General Ed/English Lang. Learners (ELL)
  • Teaching and Learning

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


33 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Submit Application.
  • Statement of Goals (300-350 Words) 
  • Satisfactory Grade Point Average (3.0 - 3.5 depending on program).
  • Official Transcripts from ALL colleges and universities attended.
  • Copy of Certification (If you presently possess New York State Initial or Professional Teaching Certification.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    44385 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1345 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    44385 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1345 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for New York City

1819 - 3968 USD /month
Living costs

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


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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