Early Childhood Education

Pursue or advance in a career involving educating and caring for young children.

WSCUC Accredited

We hold the same regional accreditation as CSU’s, UC’s, and other private universities.

Transfer Friendly

All previous college coursework is evaluated for transfer toward your degree.

Nonprofit University

We are focused on improving the student’s experience and increasing student success.

 

Approved for Veterans

We proudly serve U.S. military Veterans and are approved for Veteran Training.

Develop your understanding on child learning and the instructional strategies needed to help young children grow.

Our Early Childhood Education (ECE) program will develop our students understanding of young children’s characteristics, needs, and the multiple influences on their development and learning. This will enable students to create environments that are healthy, respectful, supportive, and challenging for all children.

Completion of courses and degrees will qualify toward placement on the Child Development Permit Matrix prepared by the Child Development Training Consortium.

Program Available

Online, On-Ground, and Hybrid

Academic Year

Four Quarters Per Year

Term Length

11-Week Quarters

Accepting New Students

Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

Discover what sets our program apart.

CCTC Permit Matrix

Courses are aligned with the CCTC Permit Matrix so you can earn the ECE permit while pursuing your degree.

Earn Work Credit

Students can earn up to 12 units of credit in the major if they work in the ECE field.

Supportive Faculty

Our ECE faculty and instructors are highly supportive, flexible, and develop strong bonds with all students.

Child-Focused

Our courses prepare students to effectively work with infant through school-aged children.

Our courses are taught in a small and personable environment so you get the guidance and support you need to succeed.

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Instructors with ECE Experience

ECE Courses Available

Your future in education.

Your options with an ECE degree are vast. Our Early Childhood Education graduates now work in roles that range from site supervising to parent educating.

Consider any of these careers in Early Childhood Education:

Infant/Toddler Teacher

Family Resource Worker

Inclusion Specialist

Early Interventionist

School Readiness Teacher

Education Pathways

Explore the many ways you can follow your passion.

Our education programs are designed to provide you with the knowledge and skills necessary to advance as leaders and practitioners in education. We offer a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs that help you pursue your educational goals and personal interests.

Associate Degrees

Our associate programs will give you a solid foundation within the field of education and general education.

Bachelor Degrees

Our bachelor programs build upon students’ knowledge and develops a well-rounded set of skills needed to pursue career opportunities.

Credential & Master Degrees

Improve earning potential and professional advancement with a credential and/or master’s degree.

Our professors are invested in your education.

When you arrive to class, whether it is in a classroom or through your computer, you can expect to be taught by a knowledgeable and attentive professor. Our professors understand what real-world experience to incorporate into classroom lectures, assignments, and case studies.

Obtain the financial resources you need to succeed.

Let us help you find financial assistance options to help you pursue your higher education. We guide students through the financial aid process, requirements, and eligibility. We make ourselves available by phone, in person, by Zoom, or by email.

To begin the process, complete the FAFSA and include our school code: 001212