Career Paths

A degree in Early Childhood Studies prepares students to be effective educators of young children, in collaboration with their families, in a variety of early childhood settings.  These settings could include public school primary grade classrooms, preschool programs, child care, infant and toddler programs, Head Start and Early Head Start, early childhood special education programs, early intervention programs, after-school programs, and family support and home visiting programs. For more information, visit Career Services Office.

Sample Job Titles

  • Infant/Toddler Teacher
  • Preschool Teacher
  • Kindergarten Teacher
  • Primary Grade Teacher (Grades PreK-3 in public school)
  • Before/After School Care Program Coordinator
  • Early Intervention Educator
  • Family Support Provider
  • Child Care Administrator
  • Resource and Referral Agency Counselor
  • Home Visitor