Early Childhood Education - Bachelor of Science Degree

The Early Childhood Education Major focuses on comprehensive education and care of children birth to 8-years old and professional work with their families and communities. 

In this program emphasis is placed on responding to the developmental, cultural and racial uniqueness of each child as students to learn to design, implement and evaluate learning environments and curricular activities.  The Early Childhood Major provides a variety of options for students interested in working with children in early childhood care and education settings, such as child care centers including infant/toddler settings, museums, publishing firms and resource and referral agencies.  Students interested in teaching in private kindergarten, pre-school and early care settings may use courses and experiences in this program as they apply to the Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care (DEEC) for Lead Teacher Certification.

Teaching Credentials: 
EEC Director I Certification, EEC Lead Teacher Certification
Course Delivery Format: 
Face-to-Face, Evening and Weekends, Hybrid (Face-to-Face + Online)
Alternative Credit Options: 
Transfer Credits Accepted