Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education
Concordia University – Portland

Program Details

Concordia Online University’s Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education program is an online degree program designed for students seeking to progress their understanding and knowledge of Childhood Education, with the added benefit of not having to rely on a classroom setting to complete their education. By taking the program online, students can access their lesson plans from anywhere and at any time, allowing students the ability to seek higher learning without sacrificing their personal or professional schedules to do so. 

The program is available to undergraduate students or associate degree holders who have a foundational education in Early Childhood Education. It addresses the physical, emotional, social, and cognitive developmental needs of children. The program focuses on creating learning environments where curiosity is fostered and children meet their developmental potential. Students will learn the skills necessary to create meaningful and engaging environments and curriculum that promotes learning and development of children.


This program requires an internship experience, which may not be completed online.

  • Applicants must have at least 12 semester credits or 18 quarter credits complete
  • Official transcripts
  • Resume
  • Letter of recommendation

School Accreditation Statement

Concordia University–Portland is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities, is affiliated with the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod, and is a member of the Concordia University System.