Birth-Kindergarten Education, B.Sc. | Part time online | Western Carolina University | United States
48 months
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11236 USD/year
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7236 USD/year
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About

The Western Carolina University Birth-Kindergarten Education Program is designed for students who want to be a vital force in shaping children during their early years.

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Overview

The fully online program gives students the skills they need to meet young children's social, emotional, physical and intellectual needs in a variety of settings. Graduates work as kindergarten teachers, daycare and pre-school instructors, Head Start teachers, and childhood advocates. Ranked the program 7th on the Great Value Colleges' list of top 30 affordable online early childhood education degree programs, while Best Value Online College Rankings ranked it 14th in the nation.

What You'll Learn

The  Western Carolina University  program offers a Bachelor of Science degree with a concentration in either early childhood or professional education. Taught by special education and early childhood education professionals, the program provides all students with a rigorous curriculum, plentiful resources and valuable experiences in working with young children and their families. Typically, students interested in teaching in a public school setting choose the professional education concentration, which leads to licensure, while those interested in working with children in non-public school or classroom settings choose the early childhood concentration. Both concentrations share core courses that reflect the knowledge base that all early childhood professionals should hold. Internships are a required experience for the professional education concentration students.

Where You'll Go

Graduates of Western Carolina University’s Birth-Kindergarten Education program can expect to find immediate employment in a wide variety of settings. Examples of career options for early childhood concentration graduates include home-based early intervention specialist and child care resource and referral specialist. Because professional education concentration graduates are typically interested in careers as classroom teachers, they might teach in a public school kindergarten or with Head Start or N.C. More at Four Programs. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the career field of early childhood education is expected to increase 17 percent by 2022—great news for future birth-kindergarten professionals!

Programme Structure

The Birth-Kindergarten online major offers courses including:

  • Birth-Kindergarten
  • Foundations of Child Study
  • Early Childhood Literacy, Birth-5
  • Environments for Young Children
  • Child Development
  • Adult-Child Interaction

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Any fall applications submitted or completed after February 2 will be considered on space available basis.

Credits

120 SCH

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

Your application to WCU begins with a strong academic record. We particularly look for:

  • Competitive Coursework
  • Competitive Grades and Class Rank (if Applicable)
  • Competitive Sat I or Act Scores
  • Background Checks
  • Academic Program Requirements
  • Computer Requirement
Required Actions and Records
  • Application
  • Application Fee
  • High School Transcript
  • Standardized Test Scores
  • College Transcripts
  • Credit Examinations

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    11236 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5618 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    11236 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5618 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • In-State

    7236 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3618 USD per semester during 48 months.

Funding

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Scholarships Information

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300000 HKD
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31 Dec 2024
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13 Oct 2024
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15 Apr 2025
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