That’s all it takes to complete your bachelor’s degree in our online program if you have an associate’s degree in early childhood.
Earn your bachelor’s degree in early childhood education in two years with our 100% online non-licensure program.
This fast-track, degree-completion program is for preschool, daycare, and early learning educators and administrators who:
This degree will not allow you to teach in public schools. But it will prepare you to work in a variety of settings with infants, toddlers and preschoolers (ages 0-5) who are typically developing, at-risk, gifted and have mild-moderate special needs.
UToledo’s program combines the latest in theory, research and practice methods to help children thrive individually and as part of an engaged community.
Nationally recognized faculty. Our faculty members are scholars who are active in schools and agencies at the local, state and national levels.
Forward-thinking, inclusive teaching model. Our graduates are equipped to handle the needs of a modern student. We teach the Whole Child Approach to education — developing the skills necessary to tend to students’ emotional, psychological and physical concerns.
Generous aid. UToledo awards more than 60 endowed scholarships annually to education majors.
Accreditation. The Judith Herb College of Education is accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation.
Graduates with a non-licensure bachelor’s degree in early childhood education typically pursue a master’s degree in the field or work in administrative and supportive roles in schools, agencies and similar organizations.
Explore employment statistics of preschool and childcare center directors and preschool teachers to learn more about job prospects.
The online early childhood curriculum is built around fundamental early childhood education principles: