Early Childhood Education, Bachelor of Science (B.S.)
The Bachelor of Science degree in Early Childhood Education builds upon students’ prior knowledge and strengthens their foundation of early childhood education. Students will develop and refine their teaching philosophy, gain a better understanding of developmentally appropriate practices for children from birth to age 8, and have practical experiences in the classroom setting. Field experiences and the internship include a variety of ages and settings.
The Early Childhood Education, B.S. degree at Florida Gateway College is accredited by the Commission on the Accreditation of Early Childhood Higher Education Programs of the National Association for the Education of Young Children. The current accreditation term runs from March 2022 through March 2029.
Review the guided degree pathway where you will find a detailed plan for your courses and other requirements each semester that prepare you for graduation and your transfer goals.
Florida Gateway College Online
Students must demonstrate competence in reading, math, or language through placement examination or by passing the appropriate reading, math or language courses, if not exempt by state board of education rule 6A-10.0315.
Classes are delivered online.
Salaries range from $26,679 to $55,210 per year.
Graduates of this program have a variety of career position opportunities, including child care and teaching positions.
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Associate of Arts Degree: 61 credit hours
Upper Division Courses: 48 credit hours
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