Early Childhood Education

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Shape Students with a Degree in Early Childhood Education

Impact the future of education with a degree in Early Childhood Education. This new and innovative program will prepare you to teach all children in early childhood settings. In this program, you will become part of a newly emerging field of professionals in inclusive early childhood education who are called on to innovate in the area of curriculum development, individual learning support, and technology.


Engaging Classrooms

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Small-sized classes taught by faculty with extensive teaching and research experience, combining both teaching theory and practice.

In-demand Careers

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Our undergraduate program is designed to meet a growing need in southern Colorado and beyond for qualified educators of young children, including those with disabilities or who are considered at risk and in need of early intervention.

Chart Your Own Course

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With training in innovation, business, and marketing, you will not only be able to educate, but also run your own businesses, including inventing, designing, and marketing their own curriculum, technology, and applications.

Employers want graduates with this degree.

Students say they feel free to focus on a number of subjects, preparing them to teach.