Acceptable Early Childhood Education Fields

This is the list of Department of Children, Youth, and Families-approved early childhood education fields:

  • Early Childhood Education
  • Child and Family Studies
  • Human Development with a specialization in ECE
  • Children’s Studies/Child Development
  • Elementary Education with one of the following endorsements
    • Early Childhood Education
    • Early Childhood Special Education
    • P-3
    • P-3 Special Education

Other eligible, academic programs:

  • Direct Transfer Agreement (DTA) toward an ECE degree
  • Business Administration (completed Associate Degree in ECE required)
  • Montessori Credential (completed associate degree required)