Early Childhood Education MajorBirth - Grade 3

Birth - Grade 3

1,000 Trillion Brain nerve connections formed by age 3

Get ready for a rewarding profession teaching our youngest learners. In addition to your slate of education courses, you will take classes geared specifically toward working with young children. Learn about child development, emergent literacy, effective classroom structure, and more.

Students who complete this certification are eligible to apply to the Minnesota Department of Education for a teaching credential for children birth-grade 3. Passage of standardized examinations of content and pedagogy are also required.

Student Success Stories Sarah Pieper ’15 - Accounting and Finance

"I really feel like all of the information in my courses was relevant and useful for life after college."