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Education - Childhood Education (1-6), B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
, NY,
The critical role educators play in shaping the intellectual and social development of students in their formative years (grades 1-6) is well-documented by experts in the field. Recent studies have shown that elementary school teachers can impact future student success or failure.

About

The program provides students with the professional knowledge and skills needed to teach children in the lower grades within an evolving, multicultural and multiethnic society.

Reflecting the University’s Vincentian and Catholic values, emphasis is put on sensitivity to varying cultural values as well as individual learning aptitudes. The program also encourages students to participate in study abroad opportunities to expand their global perspective while giving them a competitive advantage in the job market.

Opportunities

Students who earn their B.S. in Childhood Education will be prepared to

  • Instruct students in grades 1 through 6
  • Become leaders in the field by observing, training and working closely with committed professor educators
  • Be adept at teaching students from diverse backgrounds and cultures
  • Be able to work with children with emotional problems 
  • Communicate and inspire trust in students
  • Motivate students
  • Understand and respond to learning challenged students
  • Collaborate as part of community and workplace team
  • Manage community education resources
  • Integrate cutting-edge childhood development principles into curriculum
  • Teach literacy skills

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Discover New York
  • English
  • History
  • Science
  • Philosophy
  • Theology
  • Speech

                                          English Language Requirements

                                          • Minimum required score:

                                            6.5

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                                          • Minimum required score:

                                            80

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                                          General Requirements

                                          Admission requirements:
                                          • Online application
                                          • Official high school transcript(s) for all high schools attended
                                          • Official standardized test scores
                                          • Personal Essay 
                                          • Letters of Recommendation 

                                          Tuition Fee

                                          • International

                                            41900 USD/year
                                            Tuition Fee
                                            Based on the original amount of 41900 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
                                          • National

                                            41900 USD/year
                                            Tuition Fee
                                            Based on the original amount of 41900 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
                                          We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

                                          Living costs for New York City

                                          • 1819 - 3970 USD/month
                                            Living Costs

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

                                          Funding

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