Early Childhood Education (Birth - Age 5)

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About

Our Bachelor of Science (BSED) Degree in Early Childhood Education prepares graduates to become effective teachers of children in a variety of birth through 5 settings, including preschools, Head Start programs, child-care centers, public schools, and related programs for children. The successful completion of student teaching and all degree requirements may lead to faculty’s recommendation for Ohio’s pre-K license.

The School of Education was ranked 3rd Best Early Education Program in the Nation (SED, 2015 USA Today).

Program Objectives

By graduation, you will be able to:

  • Teach children in a variety of settings in the State of Ohio
  • Withhold an ethical and thorough understanding of early childhood theory (Birth-5) and its application to the educational setting

Accreditation

The University of Cincinnati and all regional campuses are accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

Where We Are

School of Education

615 Teachers-Dyer Complex
West Campus
University of Cincinnati

Additional Information 

Learn more about the Early Childhood Education program.

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