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Child Development

Concordia University, St. Paul

48 months
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420 USD/credit
420 USD/credit
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About

The Bachelor of Arts in Child Development program from Concordia University, St. Paul consists of 42 credit hours and is offered fully online.  The Online Bachelor's in Child Development program is designed for busy adult students who are interested in obtaining their degree and require the flexibility of attending class on their schedule.

Overview

Students will learn developmentally appropriate practices, and focus on advocacy and leadership in the field of early education. 

Program courses address the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) standards for initial professional preparation. Upon completion of the program, students will be able to articulate the theories in the field of early education that support best practices and define developmentally appropriate practices.

Students om the Child Development program at Concordia University, St. Paul will be required to complete fieldwork in a licensed child care or early childhood learning center.  Fieldwork may consist of observing children and staff, interviewing teachers and program administrators, and other activities related to topics of study.  Students are not required to be employed in a licensed child care or early childhood learning center. Your Enrollment Counselor can provide more details.

Career Potential

  • After graduation, people who possess a Bachelor of Arts in Child Development can pursue a variety of different careers. Graduates may be attracted to working as director of a preschool or daycare. There is rising demand in the community child education sector, social work and child life specialist areas.
  • The field of child development is attractive to many students due to its interdisciplinary nature. In addition to education, the degree combines several aspects of psychology, communication and social science. Graduates of this program have a wide base of knowledge within these fields, making the degree extremely valuable. As an example, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that the need for preschool teachers will grow by 25 percent by the year 2020.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Psychology 
  • Introduction to Early Childhood Education 
  • Writing for Educators 
  • Growth and Development of Children 
  • Child Social and Emotional Growth 
  • Human Diversity and Relations 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

We have extended our priority undergraduate admissions and enrollment deposit deadlines from May 1 to June. 

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
5.5
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PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
59

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
2

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
5.5
Start practicing IELTS today!
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
46
More about PTE Academic
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online Application
  • Official College 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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  • International

    420 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 420 USD per credit during 48 months.
  • National

    420 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 420 USD per credit during 48 months.

Funding

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.

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