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Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education

Prepare for teaching certification in pre-K through fifth grade.

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Take a more active role in shaping the teaching practices for early childhood education

The online bachelor’s degree in early childhood education at Brenau prepares you to work with children, families and communities to provide quality educational experiences for young children from birth through the elementary school years. Early childhood teachers are also sought after for consultancy and professional development work in the area of children’s services.

Brenau’s early childhood education bachelor’s degree helps you:

  • Gain professional experience in early childhood settings that help you make connections between theory and real-world practice
  • Start a comprehensive path to certification by the Georgia Professional Standards Commission for preschool through grade five
  • Increase potential employment options and career advancement

Choose Brenau for your early childhood education bachelor’s degree

Our number-one priority is providing easy access to quality education so you can improve your life and achieve your career goals. Take advantage of resources like our professional tutoring program, academic coaching and our writing center – all of which serve online students.

100% Online

Coursework for this degree is 100% online to better fit your busy life

NCATE-Accredited

You’re getting a quality degree from a university with a quality accreditation

7-week classes

This four-year degree keeps coursework moving along at a pace convenient to you


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Get where you want to be in your career with a bachelor’s in early childhood education

Potential Careers

  • Preschool teacher
  • Daycare center teacher
  • Elementary school teacher

National Average Salary

Kindergarten and Elementary School Teachers
$55,000
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Average Job Growth

Kindergarten and Elementary School Education Opportunities
7%
Projected growth, 2016–2026


The B.S. in Education curriculum at Brenau is based on the skills and talents most desired in today’s education community

Core classes for the bachelor’s in early childhood education (ECE) include:

  • Introduction to Teacher Education
  • Developmental Psychology
  • School and Society
  • Introduction to Multicultural Education
  • Teaching Learners with Special Needs
  • Instructional Technology
  • Classroom Management
  • Effective Planning: Curriculum, Instruction, Technology (ECE)
  • Legal and Ethical Issues in Education
  • Foundations and Cultural Issues for Teaching ESOL
  • Educational Assessment
  • Student Teaching (ECE)

“The professors at Brenau inspired me to become a highly effective educator, and they played an important part in learning different teaching methods that I currently use in my classroom.”

— Anita Smith, ’16