This program will prepare you to work in early childhood settings with young children, especially those whose family members are highly mobile.
When students complete the program they will be qualified to work in a variety of programs that offer early care and education in the community and on military installations.
Some of the Early Education and Care course at South Dakota State University include: childcare centers and homes, infant/toddler and preschool programs, Head Start programs, and before and after-school programs for children ages birth to eight.
- Child care provider
- Preschool teacher
- Head start or early head start
- Afterschool or boys & girls clubs
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- Early Experience and Lab
- Health, Safety and Nutrition of Young Children
- Child Development - Birth to 3
- Child Development - 4 to 8
- Child Guidance and Classroom Environments
- Professional Development for Early Childhood Education Providers
- Diversity in the Lives of Young Children and Families
- Technology and Young Children
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- 48 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , International
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- International students are eligible to participate in our fully online programs but must do so outside the U.S. due to visa regulations. In addition, students should apply at least 6 months before the application deadline for our fully online programs.
DisciplinesEducation Educational Psychology Early Childhood Education View 44 other Masters in Early Childhood Education in United States
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- Completed online application Note: New and transferring international (F-1 visa) undergraduate students should be at least 17 years of age by the time they begin their studies at SDSU.
- Grade Point Average (GPA)
New undergraduate students should have the equivalent of a 2.6 GPA on a 4.0 scale in the US
Transfer students who have completed 30 or more credits at another US college or university should have a 2.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale.
- Academic Records
- English Language Proficiency
- All new undergraduate students (not transfer students) are required to provide proof of their English language proficiency. Scores must be submitted within two years of taking the test. Students from certain countries and based on their educational background may not have to submit scores.
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International351 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 351 USD per credit during 48 months.
National351 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 351 USD per credit during 48 months.
In-State351 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 351 USD per credit during 48 months.
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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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.