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Early Childhood and Elementary Education

Samford University

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About

Samford University nationally recognized Early Childhood and Elementary Education program is designed to prepare students to teach a wide age range of children in a variety of grades. Students are afforded varied and diverse opportunities in authentic settings to gain the necessary knowledge, practical skills and professional dispositions required of today’s teachers. 

Overview

Samford students pursuing this degree will earn Alabama teaching certificates in four areas:

  • Early Childhood Education (Preschool-3rd grade)
  • Early Childhood Special Education (Preschool-3rd grade)
  • Elementary Education (Kindergarten-6th grade)
  • Elementary Collaborative Special Education (Kindergarten-6th grade)

The Early Childhood and Elementary Education program at Samford University prepares you to be prestigious teachers through rigorous curriculum, high teacher expectations, numerous professional development opportunities and a vast amount of hands-on experiences. The faculty not only cares about our continual academic growth, but they also make it a priority to invest in our hearts and passion. There is a difference between good and great teachers and Orlean Beeson School of Education definitely prepares you to be nothing less than great!

Objectives & Goals

Students in the ESEC teacher education program will engage in coursework throughout the program to build a knowledge base in theoretical understanding of elementary education, early childhood education and special education. During a student’s time at Samford, practical teaching skills to promote student learning will be developed through extensive field experiences at schools and other learning settings. Professional dispositions encompassing values, commitments and ethics will be established and expanded while in the ESEC teacher education program.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Child Growth and Learning within the Educational Culture
  • Early Childhood and Elementary Education Programs
  • The Arts: Curriculum and Instruction in the Early Childhood and Elementary Grades
  • The Sciences: Curriculum and Instruction in the Early Childhood and Elementary Grades
  • Current Issues in Education
  • Student Teaching

Key information

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

42 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed International Undergraduate Application
  • $40 application fee
  • Official government documentation (passport, visa)
  • Documentation for financial support (bank statement, minimum balance $42,120)
  • Translated and notarized transcript (if your high school study was done abroad)
  • WES Course by Course Evaluation
  • ECE Course by Course Evaluation
  • Personal essay
  • Letter of recommendation
  • English proficiency tests
  • TOEFL/TOEFL iBT: Samford’s test code for TOEFL is R1302IELTS
  • ACT/SAT scores (student may request waiver)

Tuition Fee

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    34198 USD/year
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  • National

    34198 USD/year
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Living costs for Homewood

850 - 1300 USD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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