You can prepare to teach young children with Catawba College’s BA in Education / Birth-Kindergarten. This online early childhood education program increases your skill and understanding in the classroom. Graduates gain new tools to manage their classrooms and help children grow.
Most adults who pursue this early childhood education work in childcare or schools, so they can apply their lessons immediately in the classroom. Students gain skills in infant and childhood development and learn techniques for working with children from birth through grade 2.
Designed for flexibility, the online program meets your schedule and career goals. Topics of study include:
- Child guidance
- Creative activities
- Health, safety, and nutrition
- Children with exceptionalities
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School Accreditation & Licensing
Catawba College is accredited by:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationHigh School or Equivalent
Additional Materials May Be Requested, Essay/Writing Sample, Official High School Transcript/GED Score, Recommendation/Reference Letter(s)
- Application requirements for the licensure pathway require qualifying PRAXIS scores, a minimum 2.75 GPA, and a criminal background check