Admission Requirements Q & A (This is a PDF file)
1. All admitted students are expected to have had at least one course in child development at the upper division level and at least 200 hours of supervised classroom experience with children from birth through eight years of age, or the equivalent.
2. Applicants to the Early Childhood Special Needs program should have had prior experience with children with disabilities.
3. Specific criteria for admissions are available from program faculty. The program adheres to Department of Education and Graduate School admissions standards and procedures.
4. The Graduate Program in Early Childhood Education reviews applications on a rolling basis, deciding on admission as candidates complete their files. Beginning February 1, decisions are made regarding financial aid. Please contact Program Coordinator for further information.
1. Write or call the Coordinator of the Early Childhood program for an interview date to discuss program options.
2. File an application for admission with the UNH Graduate School.
3. Send transcripts, Graduate Record Examination scores, and letters of recommendation to the Dean of the Graduate School.
Information on assistantships and full-time scholarships is available in the Early Childhood program office. Applications for part-time scholarships are available from the Graduate School office. Applications for loans and work-study are available from the Financial Aid office. Deadlines for application and financial assistance are published in the Graduate Catalog.