Our Early Childhood Education degree program helps prepare you to be a great teacher or administrator. It offers practical content that increases your knowledge and experience while expanding your career options.
ECE Careers and Options
Our graduates leave Kendall ready for the world of education and pursue career paths that include:
Pre-K to Grade 3* Teachers in Private and Public Schools
Child Care Center Teachers and Administrators
Adoption Agency Consultants
Child Activity Developers or Managers
Community Parks and Programs Managers
Educational Game/Toy Developers
Government Family Services Administrators and Counselors
*New Illinois Grade Range for Early Childhood Endorsement:
The Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) is changing the grade range of the Professional Educator License with Early Childhood endorsement from Birth through Grade 3 to Birth through Grade 2, effective September 1, 2019. Restrictions apply and deadlines have been set by the ISBE for anyone seeking to earn Birth through Grade 3. Contact an Enrollment Advisor for more information.
Our instructors are current and former practitioners who are passionate about Early Childhood Education.
NLU TRANSITION - Kendall and National Louis University have announced the transfer of Kendall's current programs to NLU, subject to regulatory approvals, expected to be determined later in 2018. Statement