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.
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School Accreditation & Licensing
Grand Canyon University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (hlcommission.org), an institutional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationHigh School or Equivalent
Official High School Transcript/GED Score