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Early Childhood Education, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Philadelphia, PA, United States
What a child learns and how a child is taught during the early stages of development influences who they become and what they achieve later in life. A thorough, supportive and engaging Early Childhood Education from Saint Joseph's University prepares young students for later grades, and has been shown to have positive effects on a child's lifelong economic and social situations.
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Overview

Early Childhood Education from Saint Joseph's University encompasses pre-kindergarten through fourth grade. At Saint Joseph's, education is approached as a vocation rather than a career. 

Learning outcomes

Aspiring teachers not only learn how to manage a classroom and effectively teach, but also how their roles as educators make a difference in their communities. In-class coursework is combined with field experiences in local classrooms from the first year of study through the fourth, and graduates move forward with a strong background of hands-on experience.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Child Development
  • Schools in Society
  • Educational Psychology
  • Foundations of Early Childhood Education
  • Child and/or Adolescent Development 
  • Assessment and Evaluation in Education
  • Introduction to Reading, Writing and Literacy
  • Literacy, Language, and Culture 
  • Literacy in the Content Areas 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    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:

    6.5

    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.

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • Official Transcripts for all credits earned, Undergraduate and Graduate
  • Official GMAT or GRE scores, test must be taken within the last 7 years
  • Two Letters of Recommendation
  • Professional Resume
  • Personal Statement
  • Application fee of $35.00
  • Official TOEFL, IELTS, or PTE scores, test must be taken within the last 2 years
  • Proof of ability to pay educational expenses from a bank and an affidavit of financial support
  • An official course-by-course evaluation of undergraduate and graduate education

Tuition Fee

  • International

    46570 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 46570 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    46570 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 46570 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Philadelphia

  • 1313 - 2290 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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