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  • Build an interview-ready portfolio to show prospective employers the skills you’ve mastered through rigorous coursework, hands-on classroom training and student teaching experience.
  • Learn from expert faculty with advanced degrees and proven experience working in classroom, management and administrative roles for preschools, public school districts and head start programs.
  • Flexible course scheduling, including hybrid and online formats, allows you to organize your classes around your busy schedule while you prepare for Early Childhood Education certification.
  • Individualize your studies by earning an Early Childhood Professional Credential in Child Care or Infant and Toddler teaching.
  • Build a stable career with affordable classes to prepare for a position as a teacher, assistant teacher or care provider for children, infants or toddlers with or without special needs in day cares, nursery schools and Head Start programs or in families’ homes.
Program Credits
Online, Racine Campus
Financial Aid Eligible
Tuition & Fees: $10,174
Books and Supplies: $4,654
Start Dates
Spring, Fall
Salary Outlook
Career Opportunities:
Early Head Start Teacher, Educational Assistant, Child Care Center Director, District Substitute Teacher 4K-12, Special Education Assistant

Early Childhood Education Career Pathway

Career Pathways are designed to help you reach your educational goals and explore college and career options. Pathways are made up of related certificates, diplomas and degrees that build on common skills and knowledge. You can begin at any point on the Career Pathway and customize your pathway to fit your goals. View the pathway for your area of interest.