Enroll in this online early childhood education degree and enhance professional opportunities. This program focuses on the development of children from birth through adolescence. Focusing on recognizing and enhancing important developmental milestones for these ages, courses teach students to create effective learning environments, promoting the healthy development of children. Learn to assist parents in the positive development of their children while studying the stages of development and the ways family, culture, peers, and schools influence the growth of children. Explore the importance of advocacy for children and their families.
The curriculum reflects the professional standards set forth by the National Association of the Education of Young Children (NAEYC).
Please note that this online human services degree does not lead to teacher licensure.
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School Accreditation & Licensing
University of Memphis is accredited by:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationHigh School or Equivalent
Official High School Transcript/GED Score, Statement of Purpose/Intent