Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood Education
University of Massachusetts-Amherst

Program Details

You love kids and work hard each and every day nurturing and educating the children in your care. As far as we're concerned, you have the most important job in the world.  

UMass UWW respects your work, and is committed to helping you finish your bachelor's degree online with a focus in early care and education. 

Whether you are a seasoned early childhood educator or new to the field, we will help you develop the knowledge and enhance the skills you need to open your own childcare center or advance your career within public or private childcare programs such as Head Start, YMCA, 4-H, scouting, and a variety of pre-schools and after-school programs.


  • A minimum of 12 college credits
  • A minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA
  • You have not already earned a bachelor's degree from a U.S. college or university

School Accreditation Statement

New England Commission of Higher Education