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Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Early Childhood Education (Nonlicensure) - Online*

Online Bachelor of Science Degree Overview

On-Campus Degree Available

You can play a vital role in shaping the future of children through Regent University’s online Bachelor of Science degree in Early Childhood Education. You will gain tools both within both education and business operations so that you are equipped to provide excellent care for young children and understand important administrative and operational details to help you advance in this important field.

  • Discover how children from birth through age 8 develop and how to shape curriculum to help them thrive through early childhood development courses.
  • Practice creating effective lesson plans, using proven teaching methods, and strengthening your assessment techniques.
  • Understand best practices for establishing high-quality, innovative center designs and services.
  • Learn the fundamentals of business and personnel law, marketing and management necessary to own and/or operate an early childhood center.

Employment of childcare workers is expected to grow by 17 percent from 2013 to 2022. Ready to help meet increasing demand? Contact us to explore online teacher training and degree programs and to enroll in Regent University’s B.S. in Early Childhood Education program.

Career Opportunities

  • Preschool or Childcare Center Director/Administrator
  • Early Childhood Facility Owner/Operator
  • Preschool Teacher
  • Education Consultant
  • Parent Educator
  • Community Care Licensing Analyst

*Because students will be working with children, student background checks will be required.

Curriculum: View course requirements.
Length: 120 credit hours (includes 49 general education, 22 Education Principles, 15 Business Operation Principles, 34 electives)
Format: This degree is offered entirely online or on campus.
Results: Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education
Important Links: Apply Now | Tuition & Financial Aid | Department & Faculty

Dr. Kurt Kreassig, Assistant Professor, Teacher Education & Interdisciplinary Studies; phone: 757.352.4372; email:

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