Early Childhood Education
Online Degree Completion
Announcing a fast-track degree completion program for students with an associate's degree in early childhood education, featuring special scholarships that may cover up to 90 percent of tuition costs. Successful applicants must:
- hold an associate's degree in early childhood education from an accredited institution,
- have earned a GPA of 2.7 or higher, and
- be currently employed with an early care and education program serving infants, toddlers or preschoolers.
Please see the financial aid scholarship Website for information about scholarship opportunities.
Sample Course of Study
Each semester consists of a 16-semester hour module of coursework and job-embedded field experiences. Students complete the field-based activities in their classroom. This program requires that the core curriculum and an associates must be completed before a bachelor degree is granted.
|Year 1 Semester Themes||Year 2 Semester Themes|
(16 semester hours)
Creating Effective Learning Environments
CIEC3600 (9 sem. hrs. online coursework)
CIEC3610 (7 sem. hrs. field work)
Supporting ECE Science and Math
CIEC4600 (9 sem. hrs. online coursework)
CIEC4610 (7 sem. hrs. field work)
(16 semester hours)
Early Literacy, Language and Social Studies
CIEC3700 (9 sem. hrs. online coursework)
CIEC3710 (7 sem. hrs. field work)
Meeting the Needs of Young Children with Disabilities
SPED4700 (9 sem. hrs. online coursework)
SPED4710 (7 sem. hrs. field work)
An out-of-state scholarship is available for students enrolled in online-only programs.
For more information please visit the program Web site or contact
Online Admission Representative: 855.327.5695
The University of Toledo is regionally accredited by the North Central Association (NCA) and is authorized to offer degrees online. The Judith Herb College of Education is accredited by The National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE).
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