Algonquin College

Early Childhood Education

Save Request Info Compare

Program Information

School:Algonquin College
Faculty:School of Health and Community Studies
Degree:Diploma
Field of Study:Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Description:The two-year Early Childhood Education Ontario College Diploma program prepares you to become an educator of children in a variety of early learning settings. Gain the knowledge and skills necessary to work with families and other professionals to support children's learning and development. This program provides you with the ability to create, implement and assess play-based curricula while building stimulating child-centred environments.

Benefit from both theoretical and hands-on learning opportunities. You have three field placements during the program that focus on children from birth to age 12. These real-world experiences allow you to integrate theory with professional practice in early learning programs. You assist in providing guidance to children while planning, implementing and evaluating programs. Through your placements, you gain valuable hands-on skills and experience to help you understand the diverse roles, settings, and responsibilities of an Early Childhood Educator. Upon graduation, you are eligible to register with the College of Early Childhood Educators (CECE). Registration with CECE is required to be eligible to work as an Early Childhood Educator in Ontario.

URL:Early Childhood Education at Algonquin College
Course Based:Yes
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $2,761

Tuition and related ancillary fees for this program can be viewed by using the Tuition and Fees Estimator tool at www.algonquincollege.com/fee-estimator.
Scholarships:8
Careers:Early Childhood Educators and Assistants

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 

Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent. English, Grade 12 (ENG4C or equivalent) with a grade of 65% or higher. Applicants with an OSSD showing senior English and/or Mathematics courses at the Basic Level, or with Workplace or Open courses, will be tested to determine their eligibility for admission; OR Academic and Career Entrance (ACE) certificate; OR General Educational Development (GED) certificate; OR Mature Student status (19 years of age or older and without a high school diploma at the start of the program). Eligibility may be determined by academic achievement testing for which a fee of $50 (subject to change) will be charged.

Test Scores:
  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.0] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 88]

International applicants must provide proof of the subject specific requirements noted above along with proof of either: (IELTS / TOEFL) IELTS-International English Language Testing Service (Academic) Overall band of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each band; OR TOEFL-Internet-based (iBT)-overall 88, with a minimum of 22 in each component: Reading 22; Listening 22; Speaking 22; Writing 22.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on August 15, 2019

Request More Information about this Program

Title:
*First Name:
*Last Name:
*Email:
*Date of Birth:
*Address:
*Country:
Province/State:
*City/Town:
Postal Code:
*Phone: (include area code)
*Study Level:
*Interested Programs: (up to 10)
*Intended start date:
Comments:
What happens to the information I submit with this form?
Please type the code shown:FGZTBDEG  
Submit