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Early Childhood Leadership

Bay Path University

48 months
400 USD/credit 12000 USD/year
400 USD/credit 12000 USD/year
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Join the Early Childhood Leadership program at Bay Path University and learn best practices to work in a variety of settings!


Why Early Childhood Leadership at Bay Path University?

With this degree, you become part of a team supporting young children in one of the most important phases that predicts their academic success—early childhood. Working in child community-based programs, classroom environments, or daycare settings, you support other educators in positively impacting the lives of children. Early Childhood Leadership provides excellent credentials for further degrees in education.

As a student, you will:

  • Learn the psychology of early childhood—behavior, personality, and cognitive growth
  • Study current methods and approaches to teaching, including planning, classroom management techniques, and the Massachusetts Curriculum Frameworks and the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) standards
  • Be prepared to work with special needs children, helping them integrate into a learning setting

Early Childhood Leadership Careers After Bay Path

  • Day Care Teacher/leader

  • Community Based Program Educator/ Leader

  • Toddler Teacher

  • Preschool Teacher

  • Early Childhood Teacher

  • Child Care Worker

  • Paraprofessional

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Reading & Early Literacy
  • Guiding Behavior in Early Childhood Classrooms
  • Child Care Administration
  • Critical Reading & Response
  • Research/Writing in Discipline
  • Literary Genres
  • Children's Literature

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits



Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed, free online admissions application
  • Admissions phone interview
  • Official transcripts from all prior colleges and universities
  • GPA of 2.0 or higher - Students with a cumulative GPA of less than 2.0 may be eligible for conditional acceptance. Some programs also may require a higher minimum GPA.
  • Applicants with fewer than 12 college credits to transfer must provide proof of high school graduation by submitting high school transcript(s) or GED, HiSET or TASC completion document.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    12000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 400 USD per credit during 48 months.
  • National

    12000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 400 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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