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Early Childhood Education, Associate Degree

  • Application Deadline
  • 18 months
    Duration
Online
The online Early Childhood Education degree from Liberty University is designed for students with a passion for helping children succeed from a young age. Graduates entering their careers will play a critical role in preparing children for their long-term academic success and will be involved in helping them form emotional, social, and educational skills from an early age.
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Overview

At Liberty, we equip our students with techniques to create a lasting, positive impact on every child’s life they touch. The School of Education is committed to providing the highest quality Christian education based on the principles of God’s Word. 

In light of these principles, Early Childhood Education degree from Liberty University will prepare you to impact students in their early development and academic careers.

Potential Careers with the Associate in Early Childhood Education Degree

  • Owner/Manager of Early Childhood Education Centers
  • Early Childhood Church Ministry Worker
  • Pre-School Teacher
  • Tutor
  • Homeschool Teacher

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 18 months
  • Credits
    60 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Wellness in the Early Childhood Setting
  • Educational Philosophy for Teachers
  • Psychology of Childhood
  • Learning Theory and Portfolio Development

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    61

    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:

    6

    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.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Admission Application
  • Application fee
  • Unofficial college transcripts with a completed official transcript request form
  • A High School Self-Certification form
  • Proof of English Proficiency

Getting a Student Visa

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Tuition Fee

  • International

    455 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 455 USD per credit and a duration of 18 months.
  • National

    455 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 455 USD per credit and a duration of 18 months.
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Funding

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