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Online Bachelor's Degree in Interdisciplinary Early Childhood Education

Gain the expertise you need to make a positive educational impact in the lives of children from the very beginning – from infancy to the Kindergarten classroom – with a Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Early Childhood Education online degree.

At University of the Cumberlands, we’re here to help you help even the littlest ones find learning success. With the exception of field/clinical and student teaching hours, this online early childhood education degree program gives working professionals like you the convenience and flexibility you need to pursue a teaching degree in early childhood settings on your schedule and at your pace.

We’re here for you. Our high-quality instruction and thorough support system is designed to help you gain the skills you need to pursue an educational career helping children — toddlers to kindergartners — learn to love learning. From traditional educational disciplines (such as literacy, art, math, social studies, music and science) to advanced areas like adaptive behaviors, special education and family involvement strategies, this online bachelor's in teaching program will equip you for teaching success in a wide range of early childhood educational settings.

When you graduate you’ll have earned both your bachelor’s degree and certification for Birth-Primary Interdisciplinary Early Childhood Education, giving you the tools and credentials you need to pursue your infancy-to-Kindergarten teaching career.

What can I do with an Early Childhood Education degree?

After graduation, potential careers can be found in:

  • Kindergarten Teacher
  • Classroom Teacher
  • Early Childhood Teacher
  • Group Teacher
  • Head Start Teacher
  • Pre-K Teacher
  • Preschool Teacher
  • Teacher Assistant

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the field of kindergarten and elementary school teachers is expected to fill more than 1 million openings by 2026.  Let University of the Cumberlands help you gain the skills to make a difference in a child's future! For more information on the Bachelor in Early Childhood Education Degree Online, fill out the form on this page.


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Career Path

A University of the Cumberlands degree prepares you for the rigors of the professional world.  Click the button to learn more about the exciting career opportunities you can pursue with this program.