At Rasmussen College, the Early Childhood Education Leadership Bachelor's degree-completion program builds on early childhood education principles with leadership and administration skills. You can choose to specialize in Leadership or Child Development, both paths taught by experienced faculty dedicated to your success. Along the way, you will develop teaching strategies as well as operational management and leadership skills that allow you to be a leader and advocate both in and out of the classroom. Rasmussen's career-focused curriculum is based on National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) standards and the online program can be completed in as few as 18 months.1,2 Transferring in your credits not only saves time, but on average, ECE Bachelor’s degree students also transfer in 93 credits which is equal to $24,180. And with Rasmussen's Flex Choice® option, you can combine traditional courses, self-directed assessments and competency-based education courses to save time and money while pursuing a degree at a pace that fits your lifestyle. Now is the time to further your impact on children’s lives, at a college that has been preparing educators since 1992.
1Completion time is dependent on transfer credits accepted and courses completed each term.
2The School of Education at Rasmussen College is not accredited by NAEYC. Completion time is dependent on transfer credits accepted and courses completed each term. Graduates of Early Childhood Education programs at Rasmussen College are not eligible for licensure as a teacher in an elementary or secondary school. A Bachelor’s degree and a state teaching license are typically required to work as a teacher in a public school and some private school settings. States, municipalities, districts or individual schools may have more stringent licensing requirements. Students must determine the licensure requirements in the state and school in which they intend to work. See rasmussen.edu/SID for information about educational debt, earnings and completion rates.
This is a bachelor completion program. A total of 180 credits are required, including transfer credits.
- High school diploma or equivalent
- Background check
School Accreditation Statement
Rasmussen College is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. hlcommission.org | 800-621-7440.