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Early Childhood Education Program

Early Childhood Education Degree

At Kendall College we understand your drive and desire to equip your young students with the tools to build a successful future. Our School of Education shares your passion for enriching the lives of students and works alongside you to help you earn your credentials. Whether you’re seeking a future in teaching, administrating or grant management, an Early Childhood Education degree from Kendall College will advance your career in a meaningful way.

You have an entire life to manage while earning your degree, which is why we are dedicated to offering a flexible online format. We rank among the top 25 online Early Childhood Education programs because we make the process of getting a degree convenient and intuitive. Tuition is affordable, and you’ll have access to numerous financial assistance opportunities like scholarships and grants. We work with you to maximize the amount of credits you can transfer into the program. We don’t ask you to put your goals on hold – you can begin studying at Kendall College at any stage of your life.

Our innovative approach to learning brings real-world experiences right into the classroom to give you a professional edge upon graduation. You can strengthen your skills and develop a valuable network of industry connections during integral fieldwork. While visiting schools, childcare centers and agencies around the area you’ll work directly with parents, established teachers and principals or program directors.

While pursuing your education you can choose to follow your passion among several program-specific concentrations to learn the foundational knowledge and specialty skills you need to succeed. We offer the option of specialties in Administration and Leadership, Childhood Nutrition, English as a Second Language, Grant Management, Infants and Toddlers, Small Business Management and Special Education.

 

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B.A. in Early Childhood Education

Earn your degree at your convenience with this non-licensure track that offers multiple concentrations of study

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B.A. in Early Childhood Education with Illinois Teacher Licensure

Earn your degree and complete our Illinois state-approved program to become a licensed early childhood teacher.

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Endorsements and Approvals

Gain credential to teach bilingual or special education students.

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Faculty Faculty

Our instructors are current and former practitioners who are passionate about Early Childhood Education.

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Tuition Assistance Tuition Assistance

There are numerous scholarships and awards available based on academic achievement, financial need, interests and other criteria.

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Concentrations Concentrations

Customize your education degree by specializing in one of seven industry-relevant concentrations.

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