Early Childhood Education

Our Program

Early childhood education is a career for individuals who seek the satisfaction of enhancing the development and learning of young children. This program is designed for students who wish to work as licensed teachers in early care and education programs for young children, birth through kindergarten, including children with disabilities. Graduates are licensed-eligible educators working in a variety of settings including public schools, private and not-for-profit childcare programs, and military or corporate early education programs.

Program Highlights

  • Supervised clinical practice integrated with course work
  • Hands-on teaching experience • Undergraduate research opportunities
  • Education abroad opportunities
  • Dedicated student organization
Graduates meet the requirements for the Kansas teacher licensure
99% job placement rate
100% pass rate on the 2 teacher licensure exams

Career Opportunities

  • Early Childhood Special Educator
  • Pre-Kindergarten Teacher
  • Early Interventionist
  • Early Head Start Teacher
  • At-Risk Teacher
  • Kindergarten Teacher
  • Infant-Toddler Teacher
  • Head Start Teacher

Learn more about our Early Childhood Education program