Early Childhood Education: Shaping the Minds of Tomorrow
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Extensive opportunities for hands-on learning
Gain experience in a variety of settings, including our Reggio Emilia-inspired magnet elementary school.
Acquire the skills employers are seeking
Students will be prepared for the Early Childhood Teacher Credential (ECTC).
Flexible class schedules
Classes are offered online, on-campus, in the evening and in hybrid formats in standard 15-week sessions.
The more we learn about child development, the more we realize the crucial importance of early childhood education to prepare children for lifelong success. With a bachelor’s degree in Child Study and an associate degree in Early Childhood Education from Goodwin College, you can make a difference in the lives of children.
"Early childhood education is a very rewarding and fulfilling career path. Goodwin’s Child Study program provided me with the knowledge I needed for career success."
Crystal Aresco, BS Child Study Graduate
Instructor, Riverside Magnet School
Career opportunities for early childhood professionals
Early childhood educators focus on developing children’s social, physical, emotional, and cognitive skills as well as their abilities in language and literacy. Your degree from Goodwin College will help prepare you for a career working with children and families. Careers in early childhood education include:
- Family Resource Worker
- Infant and Toddler Teacher
- School Readiness Teacher
- Child Advocate
- Child Care Administrator
- Child Care Teacher
- Curriculum Coordinator
- Early Childhood Director
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Classes Start September 9.