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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 through our early childhood education bachelor’s degree online program. 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. Both our high-quality instruction and thorough support system are 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 early childhood education degree online program will equip you for teaching success in a wide range of early childhood educational settings. Our early childhood education degree courses are designed to help you achieve success in your classroom and in the learning lives of your future students.

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.


Wondering what can you do with an early childhood degree? The answer is … a lot, actually. Upon graduating with your early childhood education degree from University of the Cumberlands, you’ll have the knowledge and skills to pursue a career as a:

  • 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.  That’s a million opportunities your early childhood education degree program can help you pursue.


Costs for programs of study at University of the Cumberlands are competitive and affordable. Click here to view tuition rates and fees. 

If you’ve been looking for the perfect early childhood education online school to fit your needs, let University of the Cumberlands show you the skills necessary to make a difference in a child's future! For more information on our Early Childhood Education Bachelors Degree online or to get information on early childhood education degree requirements, fill out the form on this page. Let’s talk about our test-optional college admissions process, scholarship opportunities, and more!

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