Nova Scotia Community College

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Early Childhood Education

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Program Information

School:Nova Scotia Community College
Faculty:School of Health and Human Services
Degree:Diploma; Online
Field of Study:Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Description:Can you imagine that a child might be your greatest teacher? Are you energized by the idea of working with other teachers, professionals, parents, and communities to nurture the physical, psychological, and social well-being of children and their families? Will you open your mind to ignite creativity in the way you think, play, teach, and solve problems? If so, you will find deep satisfaction in the field of early childhood education.

This project-based program blends classroom study with applied learning with infants, toddlers, preschoolers, and school-aged children. Through your course of study you will acquire and develop the qualities of dependability and self-motivation, as well as a high level of skill in communication and organization.
URL:Early Childhood Education at Nova Scotia Community College
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $3,762
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.

    High School Graduation Diploma or equivalent.

    Additional Admission Requirements:
      A current, official Criminal Record check and Vulnerable Sector check and in some programs a Child Abuse Registry search are required to complete work placements. A conviction or finding on any of these checks may impact your ability to obtain a work placement. Inability to obtain a work placement will impact the student's ability to complete program requirements and proceed through to graduation. Information on this process will be provided at the beginning of your program. Health & Human Services programs have additional requirements including immunizations and completion of first aid/CPR. You must submit documentation that you have completed these requirements at the beginning of your program.

      * 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 13, 2018