NSCECE provides a two-year diploma in Early Childhood Education. The program can be taken on a full-time or part-time basis. The updated Program of Studies includes course descriptions for students interested in the two-year diploma program. For students who began before the academic year 2012-2013, please consult your original program of studies.
NSCECE also offers an evening course PLAR, upgrading from a 1-year diploma to a 2-year diploma. Please refer to the Part-time studies page.
If you have successfully completed relevant courses at other post-secondary institutions, and have a final grade of 70% or higher you may be eligible for course exemptions. Bring the transcript and course outlines from your previous college and/or university and present them to the Registrar or Executive Director for review. Appropriate forms must be completed and filed with the college Registrar. Course exemptions will not affect student tuition.
NEW Program of Studies 2018-2020
The diploma program includes a variety of courses which focus on how children think, learn and develop and the role adults play in supporting this development. This Program of Studies is meant to provide a general guide. The College reserves the right to amend this Program of Studies.