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Early Childhood Studies, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Riverside, OH, United States
We offer a bachelor degree in Early Childhood Studies at California Baptist University. The early years are a critical time in the life of a child. Children and their families need the support and expertise of skilled professionals who understand the rapid development at this stage. 
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In CBU’s innovative early childhood studies program, students learn how to integrate developmental learning theories in the classroom with children ages 0–8. 

With coursework that focuses on children’s cognitive, social, emotional, perceptual-motor and spiritual growth, the early childhood studies degree creates leaders in early intervention, research and early childhood advocacy.

Why study Early Childhood Studies at California Baptist University?

  • Early on, students understand the importance of loving ALL children, especially those who have been marginalized through disabilities, race or poverty. 
  • The Early Childhood Studies Club is active and each semester we assist children and families in the surrounding community through canned food drives, books for Olive Crest foster care and Thanksgiving meal donations. This is a relational major. 
  • We care about each other and the children and families we serve. 

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: 
  • Adult Supervision
  • The Exceptional Child
  • Practicum In Early Childhood Intervention
  • Early Childhood Studies 
  • Childhood Curriculum
  • Integrated with the Arts

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    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:


    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.

General Requirements

  • Application.
  • Application Fee: Pay a non-refundable US $45 application-processing fee as part of the online application. 
  • Official Transcripts: Send us the official sealed copies of all academic records (including transcripts, mark sheets and grade reports, as well as graduation certificates, diplomas and/or completion certificates) from secondary schools, showing dates of attendance, courses taken and grades received. 
  • Essay: Submit a personal statement (minimum 3–5 paragraphs) responding to the following question: "What interests you the most about CBU and how can our programs, faculty, and location help you achieve your future goal?"
  • English Requirements.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    34918 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 34918 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    34918 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 34918 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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