Institutions of Higher Education

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Arcadia UniversityGlenside, PAarcadia.edu
Glenside, PA
,https://www.arcadia.edu/school-education,Arcadia University,Not Accredited,Do you offer Certification Programs?:,,B.A. in PreK4/SPED PreK8 B.A. in Education Studies M.A in Education with ECE concentration Graduate Certificate in Infant Toddler Mental Health PA Directors Credential ,See https://www.arcadia.edu/school-education for individual program requirements. ,$700 for UG/yr ,40 Grad; 30 UG ,Do you have career counselors?:,Embed ECE content into education courses?:,,,Offer evening and weekend courses?:,,Offers financial aid counseling,,
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Bucks County Community CollegeNewtown, PAbucks.edu
Newtown, PA
,www.bucks.edu,Bucks County Community College,Not Accredited,Do you offer Certification Programs?:,,PreK - 4 Early Education Associate Degree Paraprofessional Instructional Assistant ,Completion of Admission application Completion of placement testing,EDUC 105, EDUC 120,Satellite Campuses with ECE Courses?:,varies,25 PreK - 4 Early Education Associate Degrees; 6 Paraprofessional certificates; ,Do you have career counselors?:,Embed ECE content into education courses?:,,$10,000,Offer evening and weekend courses?:,Offer full-day on-campus child care for students with young children?:,,,Offers financial aid counseling,Provide full-day on-campus child care for students with young children,,,
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Chestnut Hill CollegePhiladelphia, PAchc.edu
Philadelphia, PA
,www.chc.edu,Chestnut Hill College,Not Accredited,Do you offer Certification Programs?:,,PA Directors Credential AA in Lberal Arts with a concentration in Childcare Management, AA in Liberal Arts with a concentration in Early Childhood Studies, BS in Childcare Management, BS in Early Childhood Studies (non-teacher certification program), BS in Early Education (PreK-4), BS in Special Education PreK-8, BS in Secondary Education (7-12), MEd in Early Education (PreK-4), MEd in Early Education with Montessori Early Childhood Education Certificate Preparation, MEd Educational Leadership, MEd Reading, MEd Secondary Education, MEd Special Education, MEd Educational Studies (non-teacher certification, and numerous Certification Programs For more information, please visit https://www.chc.edu/academics/graduate/education-graduate-division ,For undergraduate requirements, please see https://www.chc.edu/academics/undergraduate/undergraduate-programs-education . For graduate requirements, please see https://www.chc.edu/academics/graduate/education-graduate-division .,N/A,21 - Adult Undergraduate; 14 - Undergraduate; 48 - Graduate,Do you have career counselors?:,Embed ECE content into education courses?:,,Varies ,Offer evening and weekend courses?:,,,,,,
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Community College of PhiladelphiaPhiladelphia, PAccp.edu
Philadelphia, PA
,www.ccp.edu,Community College of Philadelphia,Not Accredited,,Associates Degree - AA. Certificate of Proficiency,Open Enrollment- Placement Testing Required for Placement in English and Math,ED 135, ED 151, ED 230,Satellite Campuses with ECE Courses?:,30.00,91- AA Degrees,Do you have career counselors?:,Embed ECE content into education courses?:,,9,000,Offer evening and weekend courses?:,Offer full-day on-campus child care for students with young children?:,3,,Offers financial aid counseling,Provide full-day on-campus child care for students with young children,9,,
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Delaware County Community CollegeMedia, PAdccc.edu
Media, PA
,www.dccc.edu,Delaware County Community College,NAEYC Accreditation,,ECE Associate Degree,N/A,Earmarked Courses for the CDA Credential:,Satellite Campuses with ECE Courses?:,$53 / $58 / $63,35 / AA in ECE,Do you have career counselors?:,Embed ECE content into education courses?:,,,Offer evening and weekend courses?:,,Offers financial aid counseling,10,,
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Drexel UniversityPhiladelphia, PAdrexel.edu
Philadelphia, PA
,www.drexel.edu/soe/,Drexel University,Not Accredited,Do you offer Certification Programs?:,,B.S. in Education. Concentration in Elementary, PreK - 4 Post-Bachelorette Certification, PreK - 4 Masters in Teaching, Learning and Curriculum, Certification track for PreK – 4 ,1. GPA of 2.5 or above. 2. Minimum of 24 previous college semester credits, or 36 quarter credits from a regionally accredited institution with a grade of C or higher in content courses or a grade of B or higher in core pedagogy courses. 3. Official transcripts provided from all university or colleges from all post-secondary institutions attending, including trade schools. 4. Completed online application. ,Drexel will accept CDA credits if they were attained from an accredited college or university.,150 per quarter,100,Do you have career counselors?:,Embed ECE content into education courses?:,,Drexel provides merit and need-based scholarships numbering in the millions annually to qualified applicants. T.E.A.C.H. is available. There is also a teacher incentive grant for graduate students. ,Offer evening and weekend courses?:,Offer full-day on-campus child care for students with young children?:,,,,,,
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Eastern UniversitySt. Davids, PAeastern.edu
St. Davids, PA
,www.eastern.edu,Eastern University,Not Accredited,Do you offer Certification Programs?:,,PreK-4 Instructional I certificate as B.S. Degree AA liberal arts with ECE concentration,3.0 GPA, EDUC 328/329, 205,Satellite Campuses with ECE Courses?:,None,B.S. - 85,Do you have career counselors?:,Embed ECE content into education courses?:,,,Offer evening and weekend courses?:,,Offers financial aid counseling,6,,
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Holy Family UniversityPhiladelphia, PAholyfamily.edu
Philadelphia, PA
,https://www.holyfamily.edu/choosing-holy-family-u/academics/schools-of-stud,Holy Family University,Not Accredited,Do you offer Certification Programs?:,,BA in Pre K-4 BA in Pre K-4/Special Education Pre K-8 BA in Art Education K-12 BA in Biology Education 7-12 BA in English Education 7-12 BA in History Education 7-12 BA in Mathematics Education 7-12 MEd in PreK-4 Level One certification ,- Completion of a minimum of 48 semester credit hours of university-level coursework - A minimum grade of C or better in the following courses: Six semester hours of University-level Mathematics courses Six semester hours of University-level English Composition and approved Literature courses All Education courses completed prior to the semester of admission - Cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 - Fulfillment of the Basic Skills requirements. - Current clearances uploaded to American DataBank - Two Faculty evaluations,None,$198,BA - 36, MEd - 11,Do you have career counselors?:,Embed ECE content into education courses?:,,$1,805,755,Offer evening and weekend courses?:,Offer full-day on-campus child care for students with young children?:,,Offers financial aid counseling,,
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Immaculata UniversityMalvern, PAimmaculata.edu
Malvern, PA
,www.immaculata.edu,Immaculata University,Not Accredited,,Associate of Arts in Education Bachelor of Arts in Education, Pre-k- 4 Bachelor of Arts in Education, Pre-k - 4 with Special Education Pre-K - 8 Bachelor of Arts in Education, Secondary or K-12 ,Undergraduate Admissions Requirements: 1. Completed application form 2. Official transcript from an accredited secondary school or GED. Secondary school transcript must be submitted only if a student has earned fewer than 24 college credits 3. Official transcripts of previously attended colleges. See www.immaculata.edu/apply for more details,*,No additional fees for online courses,*,Do you have career counselors?:,,,Offer evening and weekend courses?:,,,,,,
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Manor CollegeJenkintown, PAmanor.edu
Jenkintown, PA
,https://manor.edu/,Manor College,Not Accredited,,Early Childhood Education: Pre-K to 4 (61 Credits) Middle Level Education: 4-8 (61 Credits) ,See https://manor.edu/admissions/admissions-requirements/ for admissionrequirements ,Earmarked Courses for the CDA Credential:,N/A,7,Do you have career counselors?:,Embed ECE content into education courses?:,,,Offer evening and weekend courses?:,,Offers financial aid counseling,6,,
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Northampton Community CollegeBethlehem, PAnorthampton.edu
Bethlehem, PA
,www.northampton.edu,Northampton Community College,NAEYC Accreditation,Do you offer Certification Programs?:,,AAS Infant to Grade 4 Early Childhood Certificate CDA Child Development Associate Specialized Diploma School Age Child Care Specialized Diploma Leadership for Early Childhood Program Directors Specialized Diploma ,Open admission. Program Required Background Clearances,EARL106, EARL217, EARL244,Satellite Campuses with ECE Courses?:,$42,43 CDA; 2 EC Certificate; 46 ECE AAS; 13 Leadership Specialized Diplomas,Do you have career counselors?:,Embed ECE content into education courses?:,,NA,Offer evening and weekend courses?:,Offer full-day on-campus child care for students with young children?:,4,,Offers financial aid counseling,Provide full-day on-campus child care for students with young children,,,
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Reading Area Community College Reading, PAracc.edu
Reading, PA
,www.racc.edu,Reading Area Community College ,Not Accredited,Do you offer Certification Programs?:,,Early Childhood Teaching Pre-K -4, AAS; Elementary Education (Grades 4-8), AA; Early Childhood Management AAS; ECE CDA Prep Certificate:18 total credits (15 ECE credits); ECE Director Certificate: 30 credits, all ECE,See Admissions page at https://www.racc.edu/admissions?event_type=13 for requirements ,Yes ,None,AAS in ECE - 20 ,Do you have career counselors?:,Embed ECE content into education courses?:,,,Offer evening and weekend courses?:,,Offers financial aid counseling,9,,
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West Chester University of PennsylvaniaWest Chester, PAwcupa.edu
West Chester, PA
,www.wcupa.edu/,West Chester University of Pennsylvania,NAEYC Accreditation,Do you offer Certification Programs?:,,Post-baccalaureate certification in PreK-4 and in 4-8,N/A,20% of tuition,N/A,,Embed ECE content into education courses?:,,,,Offers financial aid counseling,,
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