Early Childhood Education

Important program note

This program is currently undergoing review and is not accepting new students. Students previously matriculated into this program can find guidelines for degree completion from the Registrar’s Office.

  • Overview

Provides the courses required by the Department of Early Education and Care for those seeking licensure as head teachers in preschool settings. These five required courses must be supplemented by the addition of 27 months of Preschool classroom experience in a site licensed by the Department of Early Education and Care or comparable state agency that are not provided or supervised by the College. The program is recommended for those who are now working as aides, or who are interested in working with young children. Note that the employment standard is increasingly changing to completion of the associate’s degree in early childhood education.

What’s next

Work in preschools or enter an associate degree program.