Early Childhood Education
Early Childhood Education (ECED)
The Liberal Studies degree, with a concentration in Early Childhood Education, is an online bachelor’s degree program for early childhood educators. The program content is multidisciplinary and integrative in relation to areas of family and child development, literacy, health, curriculum, administration and diversity. The degree’s core courses build and expand on each student’s knowledge, skills and perceptions necessary to work in an early childhood setting.
This degree is intended for those who have preparation and experience in early childhood education and requires admission to the program prior to registration for any ECED courses. The ECED concentration requires 60 upper division credits with 48 of those credits having the ECED prefix, accompanied by 12 upper division electives.
This program is available online.
Eastern Oregon University’s teacher preparation programs are accredited through Oregon’s Teacher Standards and Practices Commission (TSPC).