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Early Childhood Education

Kansas State University’s online programs in early childhood education prepare students for careers that make a difference in the lives of young children.

Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education

The bachelor’s degree in early childhood education is a pathway to licensure by the Kansas State Department of Education in early childhood unified, birth through kindergarten. It combines early childhood education and special education into a blended preservice teacher education program.

Master’s Degree in Early Childhood Education

The early childhood education master’s degree program prepares students for positions in early childhood administration, teaching and development of child care policy. The program is designed for students who have obtained or are concurrently completing early childhood licensure requirements.

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A leader in teacher education, Kansas State University’s Early Childhood Education Unified (B-K) bachelor’s and master’s degrees integrate special education and prepare qualified teachers for today’s classrooms.

Change the lives of children

  • Pass rate on licensure exams is 99 percent
  • Above-average starting salary in a high-need profession
  • Utilize loan deferment and scholarship programs just for teachers