Bachelor On Campus

Education and Child Study

Smith College

48 months
53940 USD/year
53940 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Education and Child Study program at the Smith College believes teaching and the study of how people learn are central to the health and future of our rapidly changing and diverse society. Preparing for a teaching career is foremost among the reasons for studying education, but it can also be an important foundation for other fields, such as history, science, literature, business.


Learning outcomes from the Education and Child Study program at the Smith College

  • Understand the field of education from an array of disciplinary perspectives, i.e., philosophical, historical, sociological, psychological, statistical and ethical.
  • Understand the role of cultural and human diversity in the design and practice of education.
  • Understand current theories of learning and how they shape principles of pedagogical practice across ages and subject matter.
  • Understand current theories of human development, from infancy through adolescence.
  • Understand the major factors that influence the design of learning environments.
  • Understand how education policy is shaped and how to change educational practice.
  • Develop applied and practical knowledge and skill to support the growth and success of beginning teachers. (These learning goals are elaborated in the description of our state approved teacher preparation programs.)

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • American Education
  • Education in the City
  • Case Study of Education in Western Massachusetts
  • Philosophy of Education
  • The Making of a School
  • The American Middle School and High School
  • Comparative Education
  • Counseling Theory and Education

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines




120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Common Application or Coalition Application
  • Smith Writing Supplement
  • Secondary School Report, including official high school transcript
  • Counselor Recommendation
  • Two Teacher Evaluation Forms
  • Official SAT I, ACT, TOEFL, IELTS, PTE or the Duolingo English Test/*DET*
  • Early Decision Agreement (if applicable)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    53940 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 53940 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    53940 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 53940 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.


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