Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education / Birth through Four
Northwest Florida State College

Program Details

Students with an associate’s degree can complete their bachelor’s with this degree in Early Childhood Education focusing on ages Birth through Four. The program builds on fundamentals to provide career advancement opportunities in the Early Childhood field.

Classes teach best practices, provide practical field experiences, and employ research-based strategies to help develop quality Early Childhood professionals. Graduates of this Early Childhood Education bachelor’s degree online will be able to create a developmentally appropriate learning environment for young children and employ successful classroom management practices. 

A few of the topics covered in this program include:

  • Child growth and development
  • Early childhood program administration
  • Infants and toddlers
  • Families and diversity
  • Art, music, and movement
  • Child nutrition, health, and safety

Learning Pace


% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Northwest Florida State College is accredited by:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Associate Degree

Recommended GPA

2.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Criminal Background Check, Official College Transcript(s)

Additional Info

  • Requires associate degree for admission. Applicants without the required credits can apply to the school's online associate's degree first.