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Early Childhood Education Program

Early Childhood Education Degree

At Kendall, we care about your future. That is why we have improved our Early Childhood Education bachelor’s degree non-licensure track to better align with your future career goals.

We understand that it can be difficult to balance your family, a job and school all at the same time – that is why we have developed an even more convenient pathway for you to earn your degree while still maintaining the other important aspects of your life.

Kendall’s non-licensure Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood Education degree program highlights include:

  • Less required field work hours
  • Flexible online learning platform
  • Relevant and industry-specific concentrations of study
  • New core courses

Kendall’s Early Childhood Education program has three tracks:

For more information about our program, call +1.888.90.KENDALL.


The Illinois State Board of Education has moved from a Certification structure to a Licensure structure effective June 30, 2013. For more information call the Illinois State Board of Education, Division of Educator Certification, at 217.557.6763.

*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.

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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