48 months
27430 USD/year
26079 USD/year
9591 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The BA in Early Childhood Education from University of Colorado Denver allows students to obtain a bachelor's degree while completing field experiences and internships in place of employment.


Are you interested in pursuing a career in community-based early childhood education with ages birth through age five? If so, University of Colorado Denver’s four-year, 120-credit hour undergraduate Early Childhood Education program can take you to the next level. In this transfer friendly program, it’s very possible for you to obtain a bachelor’s degree while completing your field experiences and internships in your place of employment.

What you'll learn

Your studies will prepare you for the many possibilities within the early childhood education field now and in the future. Courses are filled with real-world assignments and experiences that prepare our graduates to be responsive and innovative early childhood educators who practice within settings that include children with delays and/or disabilities. Our early childhood professional students have the opportunity to specialize in one of two paths:
  • Teaching: This strand ensures that students can return for one additional semester to fulfill Colorado licensure requirement for ECE.
  • Leading: This strand is ideal for students who have prior teaching experience and offers the option of obtaining an ECE coaching certificate.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Early Childhood Education as a Profession
  • Working with Families, Professionals, and Communities
  • Developmentally Appropriate Curriculum Methods and Techniques
  • Equality, Rights & Education
  • Child Guidance and Classroom Community
  • Exceptional Learners in the Early Childhood Classroom

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 SCH


On Campus

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

  • Submit Online Application
  • Pay a non-refundable $75 application fee
  • You are required to submit complete transcripts from ALL secondary/high schools you have attended – even if you did not graduate from the school. 
  • Submit Test Scores
  • Proof of English Language Proficiency

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    27430 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 27430 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    26079 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 26079 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    9591 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9591 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Denver

1310 - 2220 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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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