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Early Childhood Education (PK-3)

Earn Your Early Childhood Education Degree Face-to-Face or 100 Percent Online

Want to become a preschool, kindergarten or early elementary school teacher in Ohio? If you already have a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college but you have a passion for teaching, Urbana’s Post-Baccalaureate Licensure Program offers a direct route to the world of education, pre-kindergarten to grade 3. This program offers flexibility for the organized and motivated working adult, and now you can do it 100 percent online.

In addition to being eligible to apply for licensure in the state of Ohio, you’ll acquire skills in pedagogy, content, methods, curriculum and teaching strategies and combine it with field experience and student teaching. We’ll place you at schools where you’ll gain valuable classroom field experience and apply your learning in a 16-week student teaching program.

Take your classes on campus or from the comfort of your own home by signing up for the Early Childhood Education Teaching Licensure Program, a NEW online offer through Urbana.

Realize Your Education Potential: Get Your Teaching Career On Track

Post-Bacc students must complete education core courses in addition to the professional and pedagogical content courses for their chosen licensure area. Some content courses completed as part of your bachelor’s degree with a grade of “C” or better may be used to satisfy content requirements.

Program Offering 100% Online

Gain your teaching licensure with Urbana’s new, fully online Early Childhood Education Post-Baccalaureate program.
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Post Baccalaureate & Endorsement Requirements

Urbana’s Educator Preparation programs offer students who have completed a bachelor’s degree the opportunity to complete the pedagogical and specialized content coursework needed to apply for a Resident Educator initial license.

Educator Preparation Programs Admission Requirements/Materials:

  • Completed undergraduate application
  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally-accredited institution
  • Official college transcript from any institution where coursework was completed

Take the first step toward becoming a licensed teacher!

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