The Children and Families Program is a Bachelor of General Studies degree. This program is a four-year degree program without elementary teaching certification, designed for students who wish to pursue careers in child care centers, teaching and administration, social service agencies or in other work with children and families. The 2+2 Children and Families BGS Program is designed to combine selected two-year community college associate degree programs with two years of coursework at the UM-Dearborn. The associate degrees eligible for this program must be covered by articulation agreements between the community college and the UM-Dearborn, College of Education, Health, and Human Services, or are accepted with permission of the Children and Families academic advisor.
You can apply until:
Always verify the dates on the programme website.
Applications are accepted until the first day of class each semester. To receive full consideration for various freshman scholarships, apply by December 15.
This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.
You need the following GPA score:
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).
Freshmen who have attended secondary school abroad are expected to meet the same general admissions requirements as U.S. students.
Academic performance in high school
SAT and/or ACT test scores
Language proficiency test (TOEFL, MELAB, IELTS)
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
UM-Dearborn offers many sources of funding each year to assist students with their academic and living expenses. There are countless funding resources available from outside the university. Students are encouraged to actively research all applicable scholarship opportunities.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, Studyportals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.
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