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Early Education and Care in Inclusive Settings (EECIS)

48 months
Duration
35515 USD/year
35515 USD/year
14542 USD/year
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About

The Early Education and Care in Inclusive Settings (EECIS) Program at University of Massachusetts Boston is a BA degree program that combines academic theory and professional knowledge and competencies.

Overview

The Early Education and Care in Inclusive Settings (EECIS) major at the University of Massachusetts Boston is designed for individuals who intend to work with children (birth through age 8) and their families in a wide variety of settings, including after-school programs and center-based programs. 

The EECIS major is designed for individuals who intend to work with children (birth through age 8) and their families in a wide variety of settings, including:

  • after-school programs
  • center-based programs
  • early-intervention programs
  • family child care
  • family support programs
  • Head Start programs
  • public schools (pre-K–grade 2)

The EECIS course of study is aligned with the Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care professional certification requirements, and the competencies and standards of the National Association for the Education of Young Children and the Division of Early Childhood of the Council for Exceptional Children.

Why Apply to UMass Boston’s Early Education and Care in Inclusive Settings BA Program?

  • This program offers opportunities for students to learn to about early childhood education from birth to age 8 and participate in early childhood settings and classrooms. 
  • Our graduates are prepared to work in urban, diverse, and inclusive settings and serve children and their families as soon as they graduate. Our program is designed to serve people already working in the field or working adults who want to work in early childhood education careers, as well as students looking to enter the field right after college. 

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Foundations of Early Intervention and Education for All Young Children
  • International Institutions and Management of Development
  • Supporting Young Children’s Social Interactions and Emotional Growth
  • Responsibility and Ethics in Early Education and Care
  • Observing, Documenting & Assessing in Early Childhood
  • Family Systems, Support, and Engagement

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

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  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed UMass Boston online admission application
  • Application fee of $100
  • An official high school record, leaving certificate and/or graduation examination results or their notarized copies. All documents in foreign languages must be translated by a certified professional. Records must be sent directly from the institution to be considered official.
  • Academic recommendation letter (from a school-based counselor and/or teacher)
  • 500-word essay
  • Test scores

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    35515 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 35515 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    35515 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 35515 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    14542 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14542 USD per year during 48 months.

Regional: $25,448/year

Living costs for Boston

1560 - 3239 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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