Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education
Ball State University

Program Details

Ball State University offers the online Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education. Not only does this program increase your knowledge of children from birth to age 5, but it also includes a built-in minor in early childhood special education.

The flexible and asynchronous nature of the program is intended to be appealing to working child care professionals. 

Classwork covers subjects including early childhood instruction, promoting prosocial behavior, early emergency literacy, and assessment of children with special needs, to name a few. Graduates will be prepared for careers in a variety of early childhood settings such as Head Start or pre-Kindergarten classrooms.

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Program Accreditation & Licensing

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Ball State University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Some College

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Applicaton Requirements

Official College Transcript(s)

Additional Info

  • Applicants must have an associate degree in early childhood education (including a practicum) or at least 45 credits that apply toward our early childhood education degree (approved by the program coordinator).