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Early Childhood Education

Tuition fee CA$16,213 per year

The fees shown here are estimates only for two semesters and are subject to change. The above fee includes tuition (CA$14,937), health insurance and ancillary fees.

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Registration fee CA$400 one-time

The registration fee includes the non-refundable application fee (CA$100) and the refundable deposit fee (CA$300).

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Overview

As a student in this program, you’ll learn to provide high standards of care to children and their families by taking responsibility for observing the needs of individuals and groups of infants, toddlers, pre-school and school-aged children and creating well-planned, stimulating and responsive programs. Rich classroom experiences will offer you a range of opportunities to understand the content, while in two state-of-the-art early childhood education centres used as lab schools you’ll observe and/or practice in a high-quality childcare setting. To round out training, you’ll experience practical experiential learning through three field placements in the community.

Note: This program is taught using a combination of modalities. Courses may be taught face-to-face, online or in blended/hybrid combination of both online and traditional classroom teaching.

Career opportunities

  • Early childhood educator
  • Child-care Worker Assistant
  • Child-care Worker
  • Early Childhood Assistant
  • Early Childhood Education Worker
  • Early Childhood Program Staff Assistant
  • Preschool Helper
  • Preschool Teacher

Further Education

To further your studies, you may attend Centennial College’s post-diploma program Early Childhood Resource Consultant (Special Needs).

Qualified graduates may also be eligible to participate in an articulated program with select universities. These partnerships will allow you to apply academic credit towards further study.

The Early Childhood Education (Progress) program’s educational partners are:

  • Athabasca University (Early Childhood Education degree)
  • Ryerson University (Early Childhood Education degree)
  • Griffith University, Australia (Bachelor of Arts in Education)
  • University of Windsor

Areas of Employment

Graduate employment, graduate and employer satisfaction have all consistently remained above 80 percent for several years, earning Key Program Indicator distinction awards for the Early Childhood Education program.

Among the areas of employment in which you will be able to launch a career are:

  • Childcare centres;
  • Operating your own home childcare centre in accordance with legislative requirements;
  • Full-day learning classrooms within the Board of Education;
  • Drop-in centres, shelters, and community service programs;
  • Ontario Early Years Centers
Apply Now! January 2023
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
Jan 9, 2023
Apply Now! September 2023
Application start
Oct 3, 2022
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
Sep 5, 2023

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply Now! January 2023
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
Jan 9, 2023
Apply Now! September 2023
Application start
Oct 3, 2022
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
Sep 5, 2023

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States