Early Childhood Education (Advanced Certificate)

 

Welcome to the Early Childhood Education (Advanced Certificate) program home page. Use this page as a guide to the program from acceptance to graduation.

Academic Plan

ECEB2-AC

Total Credits

Earn at least 17 credits

Advisors

Newly Accepted Students

Program Sequences

Students must meet with the program advisors to determine their particular course of study before registering for classes. For technical registration support and troubleshooting, please visit the Register for Classes page.

Hunter College Catalog

To review descriptions of specific courses and academic progress standards for the program along with exit requirements please use the course catalog for the year you were admitted to the program.

Clinical Experiences

Students in the Early Childhood Education (Advanced Certificate) program participate in developmental field experiences (fieldwork) and supervised teaching (student teaching and/or practicum) administered by the Office of Clinical Experiences (OCE).

Fieldwork

Fieldwork is a classroom experience in a New York City Public School in conjunction with a course. Select courses have fieldwork requirements.

Supervised Teaching: Student Teaching/Practicum

Students participate in supervised teaching (student teaching and/or practicum) as the culmination of their course of study. Student teaching and/or practicum requires five full days per week for one semester. Students are observed by Hunter College Clinical Supervisors throughout the semester. Students may complete practicum in their current job if it is aligned with their pending certification/area of study.

Certification and Licensure

This program provides teachers who already possess New York State teaching certification in Childhood Education Grades 1-6 the additional coursework required for an additional teaching certificate in Early Childhood Education Birth to Grade 2. Visit the Certification and Licensure page for information and support.

Graduation

Graduation is the official completion of your program and conferral of an academic degree. In order to graduate, students must apply for graduation using CUNYFirst the semester before the semester of their planned graduation and complete any outstanding requirements by the stated deadlines. Visit the Graduation and Commencement page for complete information.

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