BS in Early Childhood Development
Early childhood development has been shown to influence everything from performance at school to crime and health.* An educated childcare workforce could help improve children’s outcomes in school and throughout life. Kaplan University’s Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Development is a nonlicensure program designed to prepare you to work in early childhood settings with children from birth through age 8.† Kaplan University’s career-driven program is taught by instructors with years of experience in early childhood development who will teach you about growth and development, applied theory, ethics and professionalism, children in the inclusive classroom, health and nutrition, and lesson planning and implementation.
Kaplan University aims to provide you with a degree plan that is a direct and relevant path to your career goals while helping you save time and money. To that end, you could earn credit for eligible prior learning and work experience, which could shorten your path to a degree.‡ At Kaplan University, you can pursue your education goals and develop the confidence and knowledge to help drive change in your life and open the door to new career opportunities.
*Source: World Health Organization Early Childhood Development Fact Sheet No. 332, August 2009, on the Internet at www.who.int/mediacentre/factsheets/fs332/en/.
†Kaplan University cannot guarantee employment or career advancement. Additional training or certification may be required. This program is not represented as meeting specific state Board of Education criteria for assisting with children and teachers in a public school setting. Students are encouraged to check with their local school district on specific college education requirements needed in these fields. This program will not certify graduates to become licensed teachers.
‡Kaplan University does not guarantee the transferability of credit. See the University Catalog for the Prior Learning Assessment Policy.