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Early Childhood Education, B.A.

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Saint Paul, MN, United States
Majoring in Early Childhood Education program at Concordia University, St. Paul involves the method and practice of teaching. You’ll develop the skills and insights to become an effective early childhood educator. 
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Overview

Program Overview

Concordia offers specializations in Birth-Grade 3 Early Childhood Education, Child Learning and Development or Parent and Family Education. You’ll gain knowledge and skills that are important for any teaching career as you take 63 credit hours towards a Bachelor of Arts degree, and the early childhood education curriculum meets the Minnesota Department of Education requirement for a teaching credential.

You’ll have opportunities to learn in a series of classes, field experiences and student teaching opportunities that make for an effective blend of theory and practice. Because we design our early childhood education program to be responsive to the exact needs of the marketplace, it will be a relevant degree if you’re considering a career as an early childhood education administrator, early childhood teacher, elementary school teacher (Pre-K through 3 grade), parent educator or early childhood family education educator.

Majoring in Early Childhood Education program at Concordia University, St. Paul involves the study of pedagogy, or the method and practice of teaching. You’ll develop the skills and insights to become an effective early childhood educator and lifelong learner. Concordia offers specializations in Birth-Grade 3 Early Childhood Education, Child Learning and Development or Parent and Family Education. You’ll gain knowledge and skills that are important for any teaching career as you take 64 credit hours towards a Bachelor of Arts degree, and the early childhood education curriculum meets the Minnesota Department of Education requirements for a teaching credential (passage of standardized examinations of content and pedagogy are also required).

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Psychology 
  • Foundations of Elementary Mathematics 
  • Child Psychology and Development 
  • Preschool Education 
  • Kindergarten Education 
  • Language Development and Emergent Literacy 
  • Education of Infants and Toddlers 
  • Building Primary Classrooms 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    5.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    65

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  • Minimum required score:

    513

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General Requirements

  • Online or Paper Application
  • Official High School Transcripts (for all institutions attended)
  • Official Credit Evaluation of credits earned/degrees completed at any non-United States institution
  • Certification of Finances indicating the financial source for the expense of attending Concordia University
  • Proof of English Proficiency

Tuition Fee

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    27000 USD/year
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  • National

    22800 USD/year
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Living costs for Saint Paul

  • 1040 - 1760 USD/month
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