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Education - Early Childhood Education

48 months
398 USD/credit 11940 USD/year
398 USD/credit 11940 USD/year
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Gain the skills you need to help children put their best foot forward at any early age with a Bachelor of Science in Education - Early Childhood Education at University of Phoenix.


Our initial licensure Education - Early Childhood Education program at University of Phoenix, designed for students without prior teaching experience, will help prepare you to shape the academic, social and cognitive skills of children in pre-K through grade 3.

In this BSEd program, you’ll learn to:

  • Create lesson plans that utilize research-based teaching strategies for early childhood
  • Design and implement effective instruction in preschool or early childhood classroom settings
  • Meet the educational needs of diverse pre-K and early childhood student populations
  • Assess children through observation, interactions and other performance measures
  • Meet the needs of students through field experience and student teaching

Job opportunities

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the job growth for preschool teachers is projected to be 7 percent between 2018 and 2028. A Bachelor of Science in Education/Early Childhood Education degree can help prepare you to be an:
  • Early childhood teacher
  • Head Start teacher
  • Pre-kindergarten teacher
  • Preschool teacher
  • Kindergarten teacher

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Early Childhood Growth And Development
  • Instructional Strategies For Early Childhood Education
  • Orientation To Early Childhood Education
  • Foundations Of Early Childhood Education
  • Exceptionalities Of The Young Child
  • Developmentally-effective Learning Environments
  • Early Childhood Student Teaching Seminar
  • Assessment And Evaluation In Early Childhood
  • Methods Of Teaching In Early Childhood: Mathematics

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.
More details

You have 18 opportunities all year long to start your online bachelor’s degree, so you can begin when it best suits your schedule.


120 SCH



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Be at least 16 years of age at the time of application.
  • Be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States or hold an approved, valid visa if residing in the United States.
  • Not have been expelled from a previous institution.
  • Complete all required forms for admission as well as submit official test scores and official transcripts from all colleges and universities you've attended.
  • Meet the English proficiency admission requirement.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    11940 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 398 USD per credit during 48 months.
  • National

    11940 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 398 USD per credit during 48 months.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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