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To help you find the program, or course of study that is right for you to reach your educational goals, we designed this helpful tool to allow you to narrow down the list of programs to better meet your requirements.

Early Childhood Education: Associate of Arts

Our Associates degree in Early Childhood Education (ECD) prepares students for The Department of Early Education and Care certification and employment as Lead Teachers in non-public school settings for children ages 2.9 to six years.

Early Childhood Education - Transfer Program

The Early Childhood Education Transfer (Associate in Science) program is designed to prepare a student to transfer into a bachelor’s degree program leading to teacher licensure.

Early Childhood, with and without Disabilities (PreK-2): Master of Education (M.Ed.)


This master’s program is offered for students who are seeking initial licensure for PreK-2 levels.  The degree is composed of 36 credits plus a 3-credit SEI-Endorsement course as required by DESE. 

Early Childhood: Bachelor of Education with Teaching License


The student who completes the Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood Education may be endorsed for licensure in Pre-K-2 in the state of Massachusetts. Early Childhood majors choose an acceptable second major in the Liberal Arts in order to be a “highly qualified” teacher.

Combined Bachelor and Master (4+1) in Early Childhood (B.S./M.Ed.)

The combined bachelors and masters 4+1 early childhood program is designed to send expertly prepared, experienced teachers into public school clas

Early Childhood Education - Preschool Option

This program leads to an Associate in Art degree.  It prepares students for responsible positions in the field of early care and educatino or for careers in other child-related areas.

Early Childhood Education - Pre K - Grade 2 Option

This program leads to an Associate in Arts degree.  It prepares students for transfer in order to continue their education and become a licensed public school teacher in grades preschool - two, particularly for transfer to the Massachusetts state universities.

Early Childhood Education and ECE Infant Toddler Teacher Certificates

These two early childhood education certificates provide the required coursework for Preschool or Infant/Toddler Lead Teacher in EEC-licensed early education and care settings. A practicum is included, providing the equivalent of the first nine months of experience.