Teaching young children is one of the most inspiring ways to earn a living. And with a major in early childhood education from Dominican, you’ll be ready to make a lasting difference in children’s lives.

The program prepares you to teach children from birth to grade 2 in public and private schools, community service agencies and beyond. Fieldwork is embedded throughout the program, from observation hours in your first class to an intensive 60-hour field experience to a full term of student teaching.

In addition to pursuing licensure, you can earn one or more of the following credentials:

With these credentials, you’ll be highly marketable in an increasingly diverse society.

Applying to Teacher Education

Upon admission to the university, the first step for moving forward in the teacher education program is submission of a completed teacher education program application. To learn more, visit Applying to Teacher Education.