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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:

    1. hold an associate's degree in early childhood education from an accredited institution,
    2. have earned a GPA of 2.7 or higher, and
    3. 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
Fall Semester
(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)

Spring Semester
(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).

Will my courses transfer? Check Out Transferology

Transferology is a Web-based transfer information system. In Transferology you can add the coursework you've taken (including some exams and military learning experiences) and find out how it might transfer to any of the participating schools in the nation-wide Transferology network.

Last Updated: 6/19/15