48 months
37122 USD/year
37200 USD/year
12700 USD/year
Tuition fee
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If you're passionate about the well-being and development of infants and toddlers, a degree in Early Childhood Education Program at University of Arizona will be an excellent fit for you.

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Preschool and K-3 teachers help their students build a solid foundation to support them through future learning. Undergraduates seeking their Bachelor of Arts in Education in Early Childhood Education at the University of Arizona complete their program in just two years. They study with the same cohort from start to finish, offering each other inspiration and support along the way. Early Childhood Education majors also earn their Arizona Teaching Certification for birth through grade three. After gaining real-world teaching experience, they graduate classroom-ready to welcome the next generation of youth starting their educational journey.


  • Preschool education
  • K-3 education
  • Counseling
  • Special education
  • Childcare and development

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Language Arts and Literacy Practices for the Young Child
  • Teaching Mathematics
  • Technology for Young Children
  • Reflective Professionalism and Leadership in ECE
  • General Education

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Have a 3.00 recalculated grade point average (GPA) (a "B" or better where "A"=4.00) from a secondary school. Please note: GPA recalculation occurs during the admissions evaluation process. 
  • Have three years of high school work. Please note: If you are currently in high school, UA needs to see 9–11 grade work. If you have completed high school then UA needs to see 10–12 grade work. 
  • Have and present a completed high school diploma or certificate.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    37122 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 37122 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    37200 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 37200 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    12700 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12700 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Tucson

830 - 1140 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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