other programs related to the education of young children
According to the U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, job prospects for preschool, kindergarten and elementary teachers are expected to be favorable.
There is a push to improve early childhood education in many states by offering full-day kindergarten and universal preschool programs. These programs, along with projected higher enrollment growth for preschool age children, will create many new jobs for preschool teachers.
Teaching Certification & Licensing Guidelines by State
If you plan to teach, please check with your state's teacher licensing board to verify if UND's online Master of Science in Early Childhood Education program will meet your state's certification and licensure requirements.