Description of Major
This major educates students about how to provide learning opportunities for students and to develop personal and professional skills necessary for implementing inclusive learning environments for children from age three to eight, in pre-kindergarten through third grade.
Get more information on studying Early Childhood Education
Graduates are prepared for a wide range of positions in public or private education, government agencies, and nonprofit organizations. A variety of jobs are available for early childhood education graduates, including:
|Assistant Teacher||Audiovisual Specialist|
|Camp Director||Child Advocate|
|Child Care Aide||Children's Activity Director|
|Curriculum Specialist||Day Care Provider|
|Early Childhood Teacher||Educational Consultant|
|Educational Materials Sales Representative||Educational Researcher|
|Peace Corps Volunteer||Preschool Teacher|
|School Board Member||State Education Official|
|Student Affairs Representative||Teacher Aide|
Some positions listed may require education or training beyond an undergraduate degree.