Students can meet the academic requirements for EEC certification as an Infant-Toddler or Pre-School Teacher, a Lead Teacher, or Director. For more information, forms and worksheets please visit the Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care. (Please observe the field experience and work requirements listed.)
The bachelor's degree accepts any undergraduate concentrations as open electives. Concentration options will vary at each location. Learn more about the available options by contacting the Admissions Office at 1-800-829-4723.
Successful graduates will have a demonstrated understanding of the following competencies supporting young children (birth to 8):
- Growth and core development of children.
- Guiding and interacting with children.
- Partnering with families and communities.
- Health, safety and nutrition for young children.
- Learning environments and implementing curriculum.
- Observation, assessment and documentation.
- Program planning, development and implementation.
- Professionalism and leadership.
Careers and Further Study
Our graduates typically progress from entry level to upper level careers in state and private day care centers and pre-schools, Headstart and other agencies focused on underserved populations, and home care.
Graduates are also well prepared for graduate study in fields related to young children.
For more information, please contact Admissions at 1-800-829-4723.