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Early Childhood Education, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
You can become an essential part of a child’s early years, where learning through play is a vital part of development, in our Early Childhood Education programs at Lethbridge College. 
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At Lethbridge College, we have over 20 years of experience teaching Early Childhood Education, so you’ll be in good hands as you pursue a rewarding career fit for your nurturing personality and love of children.

Key Features 

  • The certificate can be taken on campus or online – whichever method suits your life – and can be followed by the fully online diploma. When it comes to hands-on experience, your practicum can be arranged near you.
  • With this kind of flexibility, it’s easy to get started towards a rewarding career working with young children at any stage of development. Our blend of theory and practical application will arm you with the knowledge, experience and perspective you need to enter this in-demand field.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:


  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    60 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Observation and Documentation in ECE
  • Development Through Play
  • Practicum
  • Composition
  • Child Growth and Development
  • Health, Safety and Nutrition

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

  • All applicants must meet the general admission requirements for Lethbridge College programs as indicated in the Admissions section of this calendar.
  • Applicants are required to have successfully completed a one-year Early Childhood Education certificate or equivalent from a recognized college to enter the Early Childhood Education diploma program.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13035 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13035 CAD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    3135 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3135 CAD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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