St. Lawrence College

Early Childhood Education

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Program Information

School:St. Lawrence College
Faculty:Cornwall and Kingston campus
Degree:Diploma; Co-op
Field of Study:Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Description:Combine theoretical study with practical experience in this program which prepares students to work with children (from birth to age 12) and their families in a variety of early childhood settings. Graduates have a firm understanding of human development from birth to 12 years of age, and can use this understanding to create responsive, inclusive, play-based learning environments to best support the child as they develop. Students receive 630 hours of practical experience in a variety of early learning environments during three field placements, starting in the first year of the program. This experience allows students to apply the skills taught in the classroom in real world learning experiences.

Graduates of the program are eligible to register with the College of Early Childhood Educators in Ontario.
URL:Early Childhood Education at St. Lawrence College
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $2,720
International: $14,600

Books and curriculum resource supplies are estimated at $2,200 over the two years of the program. Costs for First Aid, CPR certification, and the Criminal Background Check are the responsibility of the applicant.
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 
  •  Grade11 Mathematics 

Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) with the majority of Grade 11 and 12 courses at the C, U or M level. For OSSD equivalency options, see our Admission Requirements.

Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) [min. 213] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 78] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 60]

* 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 November 23, 2020