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Early Childhood Education

at St. Cloud State University

Program Details

  • Award: Bachelor of Science
  • Credits: 120
  • Delivery: Face-to-face where some online courses may be available or required.
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

This major focuses on preparing teachers of young children from birth through grade 3. The program emphasizes child development, working with parents, inclusive educational practices, understanding diversity and authentic assessment. The program prepares students to work in early education and care settings as well as primary grades (K-3). The program includes a variety of field experiences ending with student teaching experiences in Pre-Kindergarten for 8 weeks and a K-3 setting for 8 weeks

Program Locations

  • St. Cloud State University 56301

Labor Market Information

  • Preschool Teachers

  • Median wage: $15.57/hour-Below the median
  • Employment outlook: Average
  • Kindergarten Teachers

  • Median wage: $53,538/year-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Below statewide average
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St. Cloud State University
St. Cloud State University
720 4th Ave. S. Saint Cloud, MN 56301 Toll-Free: (877) 654-7278 Local: (320) 308-2244 TTY: (800) 627-3529