The Early Childhood Bachelor Completion Program is geared toward
current Early Childhood providers with Early Childhood Associate Degrees, who
wish to obtain their Bachelor Degree and/or Teaching Certification in Early
Childhood (birth through third grade).
The Early Childhood Bachelor Completion Program operates in a cohort
model. Each cohort begins in the fall and runs for three years. Courses are offered in the evening starting
at 5 p.m. Students attend class two nights
per week with a third night once a month.
On-the-job field experiences are completed every semester. The students
apply university course content in their classrooms during the
day. So, in addition to obtaining an undergraduate degree, the students also
receive ongoing professional development to support them in their daily
Another unique component of our program is that each student is
assigned an experienced mentor who will accompany them throughout their
three-year program. Through weekly visits, the mentor will provide modeling,
support and encouragement to help the student grow into a seasoned teacher.
This program is unique in its design, whereby the courses within the
semester are woven together to deliver integrated content. This content is applied in the
student’s classroom with the children that they teach. Therefore, the course content is very
relevant to the daily instruction that our students are delivering to their own