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Early Childhood Education - Teaching Emphasis - Licensure, Early Childhood Education, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Greeley, CO, United States
Join a nationally-recognized Early Childhood Education - Teaching Emphasis - Licensure, Early Childhood Education program with diverse field experiences and expert mentorship, at University of Northern Colorado.
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Overview

With its long history of teacher education, the University of Northern Colorado is highly regarded for its teaching philosophy and outstanding graduates. When you choose UNC’s Early Childhood Teacher Education program, you are choosing a program that offers small class sizes, passionate faculty and hours of field and classroom experience. The Early Childhood Teacher Education Program also offers a minor in early childhood for students outside the College of Education (such as pediatricians, nurses and speech pathologists) who seek a career working with children and families.

Led by dedicated early childhood professors who are actively involved in teaching and research, you’ll develop a range of specialized skills to work with children from birth through age 8. You’ll benefit from extensive field-based learning opportunities that provide valuable classroom experience in both birth-5 and K-3 settings.

Your Future in Early Childhood Education

Our Early Childhood Education - Teaching Emphasis - Licensure, Early Childhood Education program from University of Northern Colorado promotes an inclusive approach to early childhood education, emphasizing cultural sensitivity and diversity. Coursework also provides a strong foundation in child development and children’s literature.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Infant and Toddler Theory and Practice
  • Guidance Strategies for Children
  • Teaching Young Bilingual Children
  • Curriculum Development: Methods and Techniques
  • Family Diversity and Involvement Early Childhood Education
  • Creative Expression and Play in Early Childhood
  • School programs 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    72

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.5

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.5 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • The $60 non-refundable application fee can be paid using a VISA, MasterCard or Discover card.
  • Official high school transcripts and graduation certificates
  • Undergraduate applicants are expected to meet a 2.5 GPA equivalent
  • Please provide a clear, high resolution photocopy of the bio-page (photo-page) of your passport

Tuition Fee

  • International

    18996 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9498 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    18996 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9498 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    9552 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4776 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Greeley

  • 950 - 1350 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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