Early Childhood Education Bachelor’s Degree
Prepare for a career dedicated to improving the lives of children from birth through kindergarten, whether through teaching, a parent group or a community agency.
Learn the latest techniques in caring for and teaching young children from birth through kindergarten, including those with special needs, learning disabilities, or developmental delays, in the online early childhood education bachelor’s degree.
This program combines online coursework with a field experience in an accredited school near you—no matter where you live in the U.S. Using a tablet and video recording technology, instructors at K-State will be able to observe and evaluate your teaching in real time via video and provide feedback to help you improve and excel.
*This estimate includes online tuition and College of Education fees and is for illustrative purposes only. Your hours and costs will differ depending on your transfer hours, course choices and your academic progress. See more about tuition and financial aid.
Special Fee Structure for 2020-21 Academic Year
To assist our students during the COVID-19 outbreak, we are reducing online tuition and eliminating distance fees for many programs.
After successful completion of this program, you will be eligible to apply for a Teaching Licensure for teaching Early Childhood Unified (B-K) in the State of Kansas. The license will transfer to other states, although completion of additional tests may be required.
Kansas is part of National Association of State Directors of Teacher Education and Certification (NASDTEC), which maintains reciprocal teacher certification agreements with all 50 states and US territories. For specific certification requirements for your state, please check the NASDTEC website.
Karolyn Barclay, '14, '17
While working toward her degree, Barclay overcame several personal obstacles that she never let hinder her degree progress. “I worked during the day and studied at night. I made many sacrifices to complete my education.”