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Birth-Kindergarten Education, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Lumberton, NC, United States
Recent research has led to an ever-growing awareness of the importance of the early years in human development. At the national and state levels, there is an increasing emphasis on the need for quality, inclusive programs to serve infants, toddlers and preschoolers.
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Overview

Our program is designed to prepare educators to work with children with and without disabilities. The program is inclusive, interdisciplinary, and leads to one of the newest teacher licensure areas authorized in North Carolina. I would like to invite you to contact me if you have further questions or would be interested in additional information. I look forward to hearing from you. 

UNCP's Teacher Education Program is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE).  Each undergraduate and graduate teacher education program area offered by UNCP is approved by the NC State Board of Education. 

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Through required coursework and other educational experiences, the program is designed to:

  • Provide individuals with the knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to effectively serve infants, toddlers, and preschoolers in diverse settings.
  • Provide area educators with opportunities to refine and extend their ability to effectively serve infants, toddlers, and preschoolers in diverse settings.
  • Provide preservice and inservice educators with the opportunity to earn licensure by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction in Birth-Kindergarten.
  • Serve as a resource in enhancing the quality of services provided to infants, toddlers, and preschool children within the region and state.

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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General Requirements

  • Complete and submit a UNCP application
  • Send in your $45 application fee
  • Submit Certified/Official English-language translation of your high school transcripts/Exit Exams
  • Request your TOEFL and/or SAT/ACT scores be sent to UNCP. (UNCP’s codes are 5534 for the TOEFL and SAT and 3138 for the ACT)
  • Provide Proof of Financial Support

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15499 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15499 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    15499 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15499 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Lumberton

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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