• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

The curriculum provides a balance of general and professional education, early childhood elementary education and comprehensive training in assessment and observation of children in real learning environments.

Program graduates are eligible to apply for two licenses: elementary teaching and early child unified.

Careers

The Early Childhood Unified program at Wichita State University will give you the knowledge, skills, and confidence to make a positive impact in the classroom—and prepares you to pursue an advanced education degree.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Deadlines for Basic Service.

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    132 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Education Profession 
  • Integrating Learning through the Arts
  • Elementary Mathematics 
  • Physical Science in the Elementary Classroom 
  • Environmental Science 
  • Energy, Resources and Environment

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    72

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:

    530

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

  • Minimum required score:

    48

    PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

    More about PTE Academic

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.5

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.5 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Certification of Financial Support
    • Bank Statement or Financial Documents 
    • Official transcripts 
    • Test results (TOEFL, IELTS, SAT, or ACT)
    • Copy of your passport name page

Tuition Fee

  • International

    540 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 540 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    540 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 540 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    228 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 228 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Wichita

  • 878 - 1420 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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