List of Accredited Online Degrees

Students pursuing degrees in Education can specialize in several concentrations within the area of study. The field of Education is constantly in need of well trained and educated individuals to further teach an impressionable younger student body the core fundamentals in academics. Education degrees concentrations can be in elementary, secondary or post-secondary, special needs, technology or counseling and administrative roles.

A specific area of study in an Education degree program is Early Childhood education or also known as elementary education. Elementary education is an education level that includes kindergarten thru fifth grade. Most children enroll in elementary school starting with kindergarten (usually five to six years old) and finish secondary education with twelfth grade (usually eighteen years old). Education in elementary settings can range from public schooling, private institutions or home schooling. Student teachers will be responsible for creating lesson plans, disciplinary actions, fostering creativity as well as exude proper ethics and professional behavior.

Student pursuing education degrees with the concentration of elementary education can alleviate the growing need of well-trained and educated professionals, willing and able to inform, educate and influence the lives of children. Teachers, public or private, have the abilities to develop school aged children into socialized and intuitive individuals ready to take on the next level of education in high school or even college.

Graduates of an early childhood educational degree options will demonstrate the core abilities in basic education requirements in teaching, research, applied course work (internships, residencies, externships, work/study programs) and social activities of universities. Student teachers will be able to obtain entry-level career opportunities, teaching and substitute-teaching in addition to using the degree as foundation for further educational aspirations at the Masters or Doctorate level of education.

 

List of Accredited Online Degrees

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Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education

Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education (Leads to initial teacher licensure). An increasing emphasis on early childhood education programs, and a general movement toward universal prescho...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Not applicable

  • Degree Level:
    Bachelor
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    120
  • Credit Type:
    Per Semester Credit

Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood & Early Childhood Special Education

Learn to recognize and help children overcome developmental delays with the Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education and Early Childhood Special Education degree. Channel your passion for ...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Not applicable

  • Degree Level:
    Bachelor
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    120
  • Credit Type:
    Per Semester Credit

Master of Education in Early Childhood Education & Early Childhood Special Education (NITL)

Become an expert educator, advocate and leader with the Master of Education in Early Childhood and Early Childhood Special Education degree at Grand Canyon University (GCU). This program enables y...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Not applicable

  • Degree Level:
    Master
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    33
  • Credit Type:
    Per Semester Credit

Master of Education in Early Childhood Education (Licensure)

The Master of Education in Early Childhood Education is a program for students seeking knowledge and expertise in the field of early childhood development and teaching. The National Association fo...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Not applicable

  • Degree Level:
    Master
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    44
  • Credit Type:
    Per Semester Credit

Master of Education in Early Childhood Education

The Master of Education in Early Childhood Education is a program for students seeking knowledge and expertise in the field of early childhood development and teaching. The National Association fo...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Not applicable

  • Degree Level:
    Master
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    32
  • Credit Type:
    Per Semester Credit

MS - Early Childhood Education

This program is not designed for teacher certification, licensure or endorsement. Capella University's online master's in early childhood education program prepares you to design h...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Not applicable

  • Degree Level:
    Master
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    46
  • Credit Type:
    Per Quarter Credit

Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Education

Liberty University has designed the Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Education degree program to suit the busy lifestyles of working professional students in an online format. Students with a ...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Evangelical Christian

  • Degree Level:
    Associate
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    60
  • Credit Type:
    Per Semester Credit

Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education in Interdisciplinary Studies

Liberty University has designed a Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education degree program with an interdisciplinary studies focus to suit the busy lifestyles of working professional studen...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Evangelical Christian

  • Degree Level:
    Bachelor
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    120
  • Credit Type:

Master of Education (M.Ed.) / Teaching and Learning (Early Childhood)

Liberty University offers an online Master of Education degree with a concentration in Teaching and Learning and a focus on Early Childhood Education.  The degree program is suitable for teac...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Evangelical Christian

  • Degree Level:
    Master
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    36
  • Credit Type:

AA in Early Childhood Education

Launch your education when you earn your online Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Education degree from Ashford University. Take the first steps toward qualifying for high-demand jobs in daycar...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Not applicable

  • Degree Level:
    Associate
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    67
  • Credit Type:
    Per Semester Credit

BA in Early Childhood Education

Strengthen your education skills while enhancing your understanding of the many aspects of children’s development and education when you earn your online Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood ...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Not applicable

  • Degree Level:
    Bachelor
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    120
  • Credit Type:
    Per Semester Credit

BA in Child Developement

Be an advocate for kids. With your online Bachelor of Arts in Child Development degree from Ashford University, you will study the stages of development from infancy through adolescence. ...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Not applicable

  • Degree Level:
    Bachelor
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    120
  • Credit Type:
    Per Semester Credit

MA in Education / Child Development

Tailor your teaching to children at all levels by earning your online Master of Arts in Education degree with a specialization in Child Development from Ashford University. Focus your education de...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Not applicable

  • Degree Level:
    Master
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    36
  • Credit Type:
    Per Semester Credit

MA in Education / Early Childhood Education

Choose the Early Childhood Education specialization for your online Master of Arts in Education degree from Ashford University to become an expert in child development. In this specialization, you...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Not applicable

  • Degree Level:
    Master
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    36
  • Credit Type:
    Per Semester Credit

Master of Education in Early Childhood Education

The early years of a child's education are crucial for establishing a foundation for lifelong learning and success. Formalize your efforts and desire to help children develop essential skills ...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private, Not-for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Not applicable

  • Degree Level:
    Master
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    12
  • Credit Type:
    Per Course

Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Administration

This online bachelor’s degree builds on the foundations of early childhood development best practices while also preparing you to become a leader in the early childhood field. Graduates can ...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Not applicable

  • Degree Level:
    Bachelor
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    180
  • Credit Type:
    Per Quarter Credit

Early Childhood Education- AS Degree*

Online degree programs allow for students to earn their degree on a schedule that is suitable for them. The Early Childhood Education- AS Degree*, offered by Penn Foster College, introduces studen...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Primarily 2-year, Private for-profit
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Not applicable

  • Degree Level:
    Associate
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    63
  • Credit Type:

Bachelor of Arts in Children's Learning & Development

Changing the world, one child at a time.   You have dedicated your life to the health and wellbeing of children. You, your colleagues and the famili...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Public, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Not applicable

  • Degree Level:
    Bachelor
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    120
  • Credit Type:
    Per Semester Credit

Bachelor of Arts in Early Care & Education

Degrees for the most important workers in the world. UMass UWW respects your work, and is committed to helping you finish your bachelor's degree 100% online with a foc...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Public, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Not applicable

  • Degree Level:
    Bachelor
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    120
  • Credit Type:
    Per Semester Credit

Bachelor of General Studies / Child Development

Delivering distance education since 1980, the Bachelor of General Studies provides a liberal arts foundation, giving adult students maximum flexibility to determine their educational goals and the...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Public, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Not applicable

  • Degree Level:
    Bachelor
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    124
  • Credit Type:
    Per Semester Credit

Bachelor of Science in Education / Early Childhood Unified

The Bachelor of Science degree in Early Childhood Unified (ECU) is designed for professionals seeking careers in early childhood programs, serving as a teacher, administrator, or coordinator. The ...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Public, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Not applicable

  • Degree Level:
    Bachelor
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    127
  • Credit Type:
    Per Semester Credit

Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education

The online bachelor's degree completion program in Early Childhood Education prepares students who want to work in early education programs in administrative or teaching positions, or work wit...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Public, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Not applicable

  • Degree Level:
    Bachelor Completion
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    90
  • Credit Type:
    Per Semester Credit

Master of Education in Learning, Teaching & Curriculum / Learning & Instruction: Early Childhood Education

Get the degree you deserve The online master’s degree in early childhood education from MU can help you better design, implement and evaluate educational services fo...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Public, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Not applicable

  • Degree Level:
    Master
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    30
  • Credit Type:
    Per Semester Credit

Master of Education in Special Education / Early Childhood Special Education

Get the degree you deserve The online master’s degree in early childhood special education from MU prepares you to work with young children, both those with disabili...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Public, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Not applicable

  • Degree Level:
    Master
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    30
  • Credit Type:
    Per Semester Credit

Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Care & Education

The Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Care and Education prepares you to work with young children from birth to 5 years of age in a variety of private and public childcare and educational setti...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Not applicable

  • Degree Level:
    Associate
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    61
  • Credit Type:
    Per Semester Credit

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