Diploma in Early Childhood Education - Niagara College

Program Description
Do you have a passion for education and the importance of fostering development in the early years?
As an Early Childhood Educator, you support early learning in a wide variety of educational programs and centres.

  • Over 600 hours of practical field placement experience completely concurrently with course work.
  • The opportunity to graduate with three additional certificates: Hanen Learning Language and Loving It; Quality Child Care Niagara; Red Cross Anti-Bullying Certificate.
  • Diverse opportunities for employment including School Boards and Licenced Early Year environments.
  • Program meets the registration requirements for the College of Early Educators.
  • Advanced standing in domestic and international programs and three year ECE international option that combines study and work terms.
  • International employment/field placement partnership with Lerthah School in Thailand.
Diploma in Early Childhood Education - Niagara College

Program Level: Diploma

Program Duration: 2 Years

Intake Schedules: September & January

Language Requirement

no need for exam (IELTS Academic/TOEFL iBt/PTE Academic/Duolingo)
• must submit CERTIFICATE OF ENGLISH AS MEDIUM OF INSTRUCTION from the ff. list of schools(branches are included):
  • Adamson University
  • Angeles University Foundation
  • Asian Institute of Management
  • Ateneo de Manila University
  • Baliuag University
  • Bulacan State University
  • Cavite State University
  • Cebu Normal University
  • Cebu Technological University
  • Central Luzon State University
  • Centro Escolar University
  • De La Salle University
  • Enderun Colleges
  • Far Eastern University
  • Lyceum of the Philipinnes University
  • Mapua University
  • Mariano Marcos State University
  • Mindanao State University
  • Our Lady of Fatima University
  • Philippine Normal University
  • Philippine Women's University
  • Polytechnic University of the Philippines
  • Saint Louis University
  • San Beda University
  • Southern Luzon State University
  • Southwestern University
  • St. Paul University
  • Technological Institute of the Philippines
  • Trinity University of Asia
  • University of Asia and the Pacific
  • University of Baguio
  • University of Cebu
  • University of Perpetual Help
  • University of San Carlos
  • University of San Jose - Recoletos
  • University of Santo Tomas
  • University of Southeastern Philippines
  • University of the Cordilleras
  • Unviersity of the East
  • University of the Immaculate Conception
  • University of the Philippines

• If the student was not a graduate from the list of schools
• must have a Niagara College student ID
Certificate & Diploma      105 - 110
Degree                             115 - 120
Post - Graduate                   125 +

Academic IELTS/TOEFL iBt
  • Still accept if the student have or meet the admission score Niagara College need
  • If the student is applying for Pharmacy Technician or Teaching English as Second Language

Practicum/Work Experience: Yes

Post Graduation Work Permit: Eligible

Career Opportunities
  • Board of education full-day early learning program
  • Camp or hospital playroom
  • Childcare centre
  • Community pre-school program
  • Extended day programs for school-aged children
  • Family and children’s agency
  • Family resource programs/Ontario Early Years Centre
  • Home childcare

*TuitionAverage $16,000/year
*Admission Application Fee: Waived

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*All fees are subject to change without notice. Please note that tuition fees per year may vary depending on the type and amount of courses that a student enrolls in. Tuition is subject to change without notice and annual increases.