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Office Hours:

Monday - Friday
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Extended Student Services Hours:

Thursday
8 a.m. - 7 p.m. CDT

Janice Nikkel
Program Coordinator

Application Process for Early Childhood Education Bachelor’s Degree

1. Review Admission Requirements

To qualify for admission into the online early childhood education bachelor’s degree, students must have already completed or meet the following requirements:

  • 30 college credits with a 2.5 minimum cumulative GPA including completion of the following courses:
    • MATH 100 – College Algebra*
    • STAT 325 – Introduction to Statistics*
    • ENGL 100 – Expository Writing I*
    • ENGL 200 – Expository Writing II*
    • COMM 106 – Public Speaking I*
    • BIOL 198 – Principles of Biology
  • ACT composite score of 22 or higher OR the completion of the Praxis Core Academic Skills for Educators (CORE) **
  • Before participating in practicum courses involving contact with children, students must undergo a physical examination and a tuberculosis test at their own expense. Students must not have any physical or mental conditions that would interfere with the health, safety or welfare of children.

*These courses must be completed with a grade of "C" or better.

**The Praxis Core Academic Skills for Educators (CORE) is required for admission to teacher education for all students who do not have an ACT composite score of 22 or higher. The test includes sections on reading, writing and math. A minimum passing score will be established when sufficient data is available. Until that time, students must take the CORE test with no required minimum score.

View K-State's transfer equivalency guide to see how previously completed courses will transfer.

2. Review Application Requirements

Application Deadlines

  • Fall semester (begins in late August): June 1
  • Spring semester (begins in late January): November 1
  • Summer semester (begins in late May): April 1

The application, application fee and additional required documentation must be received by the application deadline. It takes 4-6 weeks for an application to be processed once all materials have been received.

Application Fee

  • U.S. Applicants: $40
  • International Applicants: $80
Returning K-State Students

Students who have not enrolled at K-State for at least one semester (excludes summer) must reapply. Students will not have to pay the application fee again or resend official required documentation unless additional college coursework has been completed since last enrolled at K-State.

3. Apply

Apply

4. Send Additional Documentation

Students are required to submit official ACT/SAT or CORE test scores and college transcripts from each institution attended.

Request official documents be mailed, faxed or sent via electronic transcript provider to:

Office of Admissions
Kansas State University
119 Anderson Hall
919 Mid-Campus Drive North
Manhattan, KS 66506-0102
Fax: 785-532-6393
Electronic transcript provider: k-state@k-state.edu
Proof of English Proficiency

Students whose primary language is not English must submit proof of English proficiency during the application process by providing any one of the following official minimum test scores:

Test

Minimum Required Score

Overall score of 79

Overall score of 6.5

Grade of A

Grade of C

English score of 21

Critical Reading score of 530 or Reading score of 29 (on tests taken after March 2016)

Overall score of 53

Pre-1 score

Exception: students who have completed four years in a U.S. high school with grades of C or better in all college preparatory English courses or who have earned 24 credit hours from a regionally accredited U.S. institution with grades of C or better in English Composition I and II are not required to take any of the above English language proficiency exams.


Note:
 student-issued or personal copies of transcripts or test scores are not considered official records and will not be accepted.

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Degree: Bachelor of Science
College: Human Ecology
Credits: 120
Course delivery: Online

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