Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Unified
Fort Hays State University

Program Details

The Bachelor of Science degree in Early Childhood Unified (ECU) will prepare you for a career in early childhood programs, serving as a teacher, administrator, or coordinator (the "unified" portion of this degree includes Special Education coursework). According to the Kansas Department of Education, teachers with an early childhood unified endorsement can teach regular and special education at the birth to third grade level. The BS in Early Childhood Unified education will allow you to seek licensure that can be used to enter into education-related occupations serving children and families from birth to age 8 (third grade). The Early Childhood Unified teacher education program is an online program, with some courses also offered on campus. The program provides both internship and student teaching experiences in diverse environments.

Requirements

  • Official transcripts
  • Students who are over the age of 21 do not need an ACT or SAT score
  • A high school diploma or GED

Special Accreditation

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

School Accreditation Statement

Higher Learning Commission