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Early Childhood Education

Qualify for New Jersey certification in grades P–3

Focus on the youngest learners, with the specific training and broad education needed to teach the early grades. Coursework is relevant and meaningful, encompassing liberal arts and education theory and practice. Extensive fieldwork and student teaching experiences prepare students to guide the learning of young children. Early Childhood students are also eligible for K-6 certification with relevant coursework and testing.

Students in the Early Childhood Education program are dual majors and must select one of twelve approved content area majors:



African American StudiesArtBiology
EnglishHistoryIntegrative STEM
SociologySpanishWomen’s & Gender Studies