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Early Childhood Development with Differentiated Instruction, B.A.

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Are you driven by a desire to help children learn, grow, and develop? Early childhood experiences provide the foundation for all future learning and development. The online Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood Development with Differentiated Instruction degree from Ashford University will teach you how to support learning and early development for diverse learners. 
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The Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood Development with Differentiated Instruction degree from Ashford University will help you to understand typical and atypical early childhood development and will provide you with the skills to adapt learning environments to match the abilities of a wide range of students. Upon completion, you will be able to:  

  • Synthesize theories, processes, and approaches in the study of early child development from diverse perspectives across domains.
  • Analyze theories which address the interrelationship of child, family, and community, and culture on the growth, behavior, and development of children.
  • Compile evidence-based strategies that demonstrate an awareness of exceptionalities and cultural diversity within the field of early child development.
  • Assess the impact of contemporary issues and trends relating to the field of early child development and their multiple influences on current practice and knowledge.
  • Propose diverse models of inclusion to emphasize access, participation, and partnerships with children and families.
  • Apply professional and ethical practice with national standards to include critical thinking, individual, reflection, and collaboration.

Careers in Early Childhood Development with Differentiated Instruction

Your Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood Development with Differentiated Instruction degree will prepare you to work with young children and their families. You will have the opportunity to use this differentiated instruction philosophy and provide early childhood students with different avenues of learning that best suit their educational needs.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date A student can apply at any time for this programme, there is no deadline. More details:
    • The academic calendar is continuous, rather than defined by semesters. Opportunities to enroll in an undergraduate program are available most every week. 
  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Duration description
      • 5 Week Courses
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    • Attendance
      No Attendance

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Foundations of Early Learning and Development
  • Atypical Development
  • Positive Learning Environments
  • Exceptional Learning & Inclusion
  • Ethics and Legal Responsibility in Early Learning Settings
  • Assessment & Intervention

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.

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

Earned an equivalent to a US high school diploma at an international high school according to approved Foreign Evaluation services.

  • Qualified applicants will self-certify as to their high school education on the application for admission. Ashford University will also require that an applicant or student provide a high school transcript, high school diploma, and/or evidence of passing the GED or state certificate awarded.
  • Failure to provide documentation by Day 7 of Week 3 will result in the student being denied admission.

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

    510 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
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  • National

    510 USD/credit
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