Early Childhood Education

Do you envision yourself walking into a classroom and shaping young minds? Do you feel your teaching abilities can benefit the lives of children? Begin your journey with CMU’s Early Childhood Education major, and build the confidence and skills you need for a successful career.

Locations

This program is offered at the following locations:

Residential Campus

Online Programs


About This Program

The Early Childhood Education major will prepare you for what to expect as a teacher working with young children. Your leadership skills will strengthen as you focus on many areas surrounding children’s development and educational needs. You will learn about children’s emotions, thoughts, and behaviors, while building an in-demand skillset that prepares you for a successful and rewarding career in childhood education.

As a CMU Early Childhood Education major, you will have opportunities to:

  • enhance your skills while taking classes such as Introduction to Teaching, Educational Psychology, Methods of Teaching Mathematics in Elementary/Middle School, Children’s Literature, Creative Arts, Reading and Writing with Young Children, and more
  • participate in hands-on learning through projects, presentations, practicum experiences, and internships
  • obtain the educational background desired by schools
  • receive the preparation needed to earn an advanced degree

Degrees Available

  • Bachelor of Science in Education - Early Childhood Education - CLAS, CGES
  • Associate of Arts in Education - Early Childhood Education - CLAS, CGES

Other CMU Education Degrees

Admission Requirements

Admission to CMU is selective. Our admission staff carefully reviews and evaluates each application on an individual basis. Please review all requirements prior to applying for admission.

CMU Admission Requirements

After being accepted to CMU, students wishing to pursue a degree in Education must meet the additional requirements for full acceptance into the program.

Education Admission Requirements