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Academic catalog

Browse the curriculum, course descriptions and requirements for the Early Childhood Education program in our academic catalog.

Inspire through education

Earn your B.S. in early childhood education at Lynn University and learn the importance of early literacy development for infants and their families and young children up to third grade. While working with early learners, you’ll observe different types of early learning communities—day care centers, preschools, elementary schools and early learning centers.

Students of this program have internship opportunities to better help define professional goals and network with key influencers in the early childhood education field. Plus, you'll learn how to implement current technologies to supplement your future approach to teaching and learning.

What you’ll learn in the early childhood education program

  • Innovative real-world teaching strategies
  • Skills to support students emotionally, physically and socially
  • Child development, screenings, assessments and parental involvement strategies

Career opportunities

Prepare for a successful career in education with a bachelor's degree in early childhood education.

This program is beneficial for students preparing to work in a variety of early education jobs, such as:

  • Teacher (pre-school, kindergarten and first through third grade)
  • Director of an early learning center
  • Education administrator
  • Child, family and school social worker
  • Home-based service provider

Want to teach older students? Explore the B.S. in elementary education program to teach K–6 grade.

Estimated tuition

Full-time tuition for a traditional day undergraduate student is estimated to cost $35,960 annually.

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When I was a little kid I would line up my dolls and pretend to be a teacher. I always wanted to make a difference in the world.
Andrea Perez, early childhood education major
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