Give children a head start in their education

Earn your early childhood education degree – and get children on the right path in school

Earn your early childhood education degree by taking one course at a time – and help support children during a pivotal time of academic development and personal growth. If you have a passion for teaching young children and would like to launch a career as a preschool or kindergarten teacher (or in early education in some states) – our online early childhood education degree program can open the door to exciting career opportunities.

Prepare yourself to help students at the start of their educational journeys, with curriculum that’s aligned with national teaching standards. You’ll learn through online coursework, along with field work and student teaching to help equip you with the skills needed for real-world teaching. Quality education at an early age is crucial for a child’s classroom achievement down the road. You want to have a positive impact on children’s learning – and we want to help you.



Discover our early childhood education degree program – and start making moves toward your future in education:




Bachelor of Science in Education/Early Childhood Education:

This online early childhood education degree is aligned to national education standards and provides the skills you need for teacher licensure in the field of early childhood education. The coursework includes common core standards, child development and learning and building family and community relations. You’ll focus on cultural diversity and assessment to help support young children and families. Gain the abilities to design and implement effective instruction in the early childhood classroom to produce a positive impact on student learning.


Why Phoenix?

By earning your early childhood education degree online through the College of Education, you’ll get the knowledge and skills you need to enhance your career in education. Your coursework is delivered from faculty members, averaging 24 years of professional  of industry experience, who know first-hand what it takes to make an impact in the field of education. We have relationships with hundreds of school districts across the nation, providing you with options to complete the clinical experiences in your program.

Looking to earn your degree faster? You may be eligible to transfer previous college credit or have prior work experience evaluated for potential credit. You want to help better the lives of our youth through education – open the door to more opportunities by earning your online early childhood education degree

Finish your degree faster

Transfer prior college credits or have relevant work experience evaluated for potential credit.

Committed support

Dedicated specialists committed to help you throughout the credential and state licensure processes.

Host of resources

Our suite of resources are designed to aid you on your path toward becoming a teacher like our Center of Mathematics Excellence and the Center for Writing Excellence.

If you have questions about how to enroll in the early childhood education degree online program, fill out the request for information form and we’ll put you in contact with an Enrollment Representative.

Help support a child’s personal, academic and social progress. Earn your early childhood education degree – and start making a difference in the lives of others.

While widely available, not all programs are available in all locations or in both online and on-campus formats. Please check with a University Enrollment Representative.