Learn. Lead. Teach.
Early Childhood Education
Shape the hearts and minds of future generations with an Early Childhood Education degree from North Greenville University.
Your Calling: Their Future
Impact the lives of children in a variety of professions. Preschool, private, and public-school teacher, of course. But also, childcare director, children’s ministry worker, missionary, social worker, and more.
Little hearts and minds grow up to become family, community, and world leaders. Help shape future generations with a Bachelor of Arts in early childhood education from NGU.
What Can I Do With a Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education?
Early childhood education is essential for helping young children grow and learn during their crucial early years. Teachers create a supportive and exciting environment that sets the stage for a lifetime of curiosity, growth, and ongoing learning.
They use fun activities, meaningful social interactions, and age-appropriate lessons to ignite kids’ love for learning and build vital social and emotional skills for their future success. Being a teacher in this field is incredibly rewarding because you make a lasting impact and ignite a lifelong love of learning in children’s hearts.
1st–3rd Grade Teacher
Childcare Center Director
Early Childhood Consultant
Experience Learning Outside the Classroom
It All Starts with Observation
Engage in public school settings right off the bat. Observe teachers and students in actual classrooms. Examine and discuss various case studies. Enrich your experience through specialized school visits.
Serve Students in Their Communities
Experience life beyond the classroom as you complete a 12-hour service project. Better understand the needs of at-risk students while serving their real-world communities.
Practice What You Teach
Study. Observe. Engage. Teach! Before you graduate, complete at least 720 field-experience hours in a South Carolina public school setting. Now that’s hands-on experience!
The Final Step: Acing Those Interviews
The transition from learner to leader takes practice. Prepare to launch your career as you develop interview skills and practice the interview process with local public-school principals.
ECE Beside Experienced & Faithful Educators
Study All Aspects of Early Childhood Education
Elevate Your Perspective
You’ll also take Chapel for the first seven semesters, and Cultural Events for the first four semesters. This is the NGU difference, how you find your peak performance and elevate your perspective, intellectually, emotionally, and spiritually.
Stories that Started Here
Shannon Rabon ’20
“It is a wonderful program with caring, knowledgeable, and professional instructors.”
Marlin Terell Ketter ʼ16
I was named the 2019-2020 Teacher of the Year for Hartsville Middle School.