Bachelor of Science in Early Care & Education for a Mobile Society (Great Plains IDEA)
University of Missouri-Columbia

Program Details

The online Bachelor of Science in Early Care & Education for a Mobile Society (ECEMS) bachelor completion degree focuses on providing professional support for children and their families. Career opportunities include positions in childcare centers, preschool programs, Head Start, and before and after-school programs.

This program is offered through the Great Plains Interactive Distance Education Alliance (Great Plains IDEA); regionally accredited schools working in partnership to provide students with online opportunities. Students apply at their school of choice.

Participating schools include:

  • Iowa State University
  • Michigan State University
  • South Dakota State University
  • Texas Tech University
  • University of Missouri-Columbia
  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln

% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

University of Missouri-Columbia is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Some College

Applicaton Requirements

Additional Materials May Be Requested, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Statement of Purpose/Intent