Early Childhood Education
Do you remember a teacher who had a profound impact on your life? Become that person to many by pursuing a career in early childhood education!
The Early Childhood Education program is designed to provide its students with hands-on, experiential learning. You’ll become an observer, learner and independent decision-maker with effective teaching styles for young children. Take a look at what you could study in this major:
- Observing and Assessing Children
- Education of the Exceptional Student
- Infant/Toddler Development and Learning
- Social and Emotional Development and Guidance of Children
- Home, School and Community Relations
Our faculty has diverse experience working with young children, and are committed to inspiring future teachers to become lifelong learners.
From student teaching, observing and the extracurricular clubs and organizations you can join, early childhood education proves to be a hands-on major that helps you become a great teacher.
With observation and student teaching part of the curriculum for most education majors, you’ll find that you can learn more than you thought possible about teaching just by placing yourself in the classroom.
Clubs and Organizations
- Early Childhood Education Student Organization (ECESO)
- Student North Dakota United (SNDU)
- Northeast Chapter of the North Dakota Association for the Education of Young Children
With a degree in early childhood education, you'll be able to find a job in a multitude of places in almost any city. Some examples include:
- Public school (grades K-3)
- Private schools
- Head Start
- Child development centers
- Childcare director
- Childcare consultant
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