Online Bachelor of Science in Education with a Concentration in Early Childhood Care and Education (Birth to Age 5)

Develop your classroom practice in a program focused on young children in diverse learning settings.

A Convenient Way to Enhance Your Impact

Pursue a career as an early childhood education teacher in a program that focuses on children ages 0-5. Be prepared to work with infants, toddlers and preschool-aged children, in settings such as private and public childcare, early intervention, community and child-welfare programs, and Head Start. Typical positions held by graduates of the program include:

  • Early Childhood Lead Teacher
  • Early Childhood Education Program Coordinator/Administrator
  • Childcare Owner

This program is fully online, but emphasizes field-based learning experiences, which may include participating in area school district or local childcare activities. For these courses, you may be required to pass a background check.

Note: This program does not provide licensure.

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  • 100% online
  • Can lead to employment as early childhood education teacher, coordinator, administrator or childcare owner
  • Highly affordable and flexible program
  • Tuition: $380.51/credit hour (in-state students) or $486.11/credit hour (out-of-state students)

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