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Early Childhood Care and Development Degree (Non-Licensure)

This is a non-licensure degree program in Early Childhood Education accredited by the National Association of the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) that prepares students for a professional career in this field. Students develop competencies that enable them to provide integral services to young children and families, as well as teach and direct in daycare and preschool programs.  The program includes classroom instruction, supervised laboratory experiences, and practical hands-on training from experts in the field.

The Early Childhood Care and Development program at Mississippi College is accredited by the Commission on the Accreditation of Early Childhood Higher Education Programs of the National Association for the Education of Young Children, The accreditation term runs from July 2017 through July 2024.


Dr. Rachel Peeples, Program Director
Associate Professor, Teacher Education and Leadership
Lowrey 210