Prepare for a career in teaching infants through primary students with the Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education. Research child development and early interventions for children from birth to pre-K, and master the content knowledge needed for your grades K-3 initial licensure. Offered by the College of Education, this bachelors in early childhood education program provides the fundamentals for teaching and the coursework to prepare you to become a highly qualified teacher. In small, dynamic academic settings, immerse yourself in faculty-led discussions with others passionate about the field of early childhood education. Study concepts that introduce you to teaching and learning in the 21st century classroom and strategies to build literacy and language skills in children, birth to eight years old. Internship experiences throughout the online bachelors in early childhood degree program allow you to apply instructional methods and work with students of varying age groups, intellect and cultures. All coursework in this program aligns with the national teaching standards. Programs leading to teacher certification may require practicum hours, state exams, student teaching and an institutional recommendation from Grand Canyon University.
*Residents from Mississippi require an associate’s degree or higher for admission
Accreditation & Licensing
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
This program is not authorized for residents of CT, KY, and MS (Associate's Degree or Higher)
Consent for Contact
I understand that by submitting this form, WGU and Get Educated will be contacting me by email and phone. Submitting this form also constitutes my express written consent to receive phone calls and text messages from WGU, at the phone number(s) I have provided, including a wireless number. I also understand that consent is not a condition of enrollment.