College of Human Development and Health
International Montessori Master Degree Program (English-medium Program)

Published January 18, 2021

Department Introduction

                                  International Montessori Master Degree Program

                                          Department of Infant and Child Care

Department Briefing

Dual Degree Program with Montessori Teacher Certification
The dual master degree program offers students who wish to obtain M.S. in Infant and Child Care, and M. Ed in Early Childhood Education with Montessori teacher certification. The M.S. degree is offered by National Taipei University of Nursing and Health Sciences (NTUNHS) and M.Ed. degree is offered by United States of America. This program is designed for students with a bachelor’s degree. Students take courses leading to Montessori Teacher certification while simultaneously working on two master degrees. Upon completion of the Montessori courses, they will need 33 credits to complete the master’s program. The program plan contains concentration in Montessori methods and supportive coursework in other fields, research, and evaluation of young children.

Eligibility for Admission

1. Have a bachelor’s degree from universities and colleges approved by the Ministry of Education, Republic of China (Taiwan).

2. The equivalent of a minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0 is required for admission.
You also need to have your bachelor certificate and transcript evaluate by ECE institute, go to the following Web-site and complete the procedures.

3. Applicants whose native language is not English MUST meet one of the following English proficiency requirements: a TOFEL score of at least 79 (IBT), or an IELTS score of at least 6.5, or a PTE score of at least 53.

Required Application Documents

To apply, please complete and submit the following:

1. Complete online application (http://icsed.ntunhs.edu.tw/apa/student/login/applySettingSn/7)

2. Certified copy of bachelor's degree

3. Original transcript in English with an official school seal or stamp

4. Financial Statement

5. Evidence of English Proficiency

6. A non-refundable application fees of U.S.$100 dollars for online applications:

First Bank Oversea Branches: https://www.firstbank.com.tw/A7_3.action

NTUNHS Bank Transfer Information for Application fees and Tuition fees as follows:

Beneficiary Bank: First Commercial Bank, Taipei, Taiwan

SWIFT Code: FCBKTWTP

Beneficiary:

NATIONAL TAIPEI UNIVERSITY OF NURSING AND HEALTH SCIENCES  405Z  ACCOUNT

Beneficiary A/C: 19040107070

**Please inform bank staff that you will need to pay"全額到付"(full payment) for application fees and tuition fees. Please put your name on "Remitter" and please put Admission fees on "Message".

7. Curriculum Vitae/ Autobiography and other supporting materials

8. Study Plan

9. Two recommendation letters

10. A copy of passport ID page

11. Application documents should be sent to :

International and Cross-Strait Education Office

National Taipei University of Nursing and Health Sciences 

No.365, Ming-te Road, Peitou District, Taipei 11219, Taiwan

※Applicants could send scanned documents in PDF files to professor Chang( hychang@ntunhs.edu.tw )of Infant and Child Care in advance. However, all application forms and relevant documents must be posted to National Taipei University of Nursing and Health Sciences (NTUNHS) before May 31. Late submission will not be accepted.

※Applicant need to submit official certificate/ diploma, transcript and financial statement to R.O.C. (Taiwan) Embassy or Representative Office for authentication after being accepted by NTUNHS.

English Language Proficiency

TOEFL score 79 (iBT), IELTS 6.5, or a PTE score of at least 53.

Degree Conferred

(1)  M.Ed. degree in Early Childhood Education, offered by an accredited University, U.S.A.

(2) M.S. degree in Infant and Child Care, offered by National Taipei University of Nursing and Health Sciences (NTUNHS), Taiwan.

(3)  A Montessori Early Childhood teaching Credential.

Contact Information Admission: hychang@ntunhs.edu.tw hsinhao@ntunhs.edu.tw
Application deadline May  31
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