Skip to main content
Majors & Degrees

Early Childhood Care & Development

The Early Childhood Care & Development degree prepares individuals for service as teachers, leaders, and administrators in early childcare settings.

The Early Childhood Care & Development program a non-licensure degree program that helps prepare students for a professional career in the discipline of Early Childhood Education.

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.

As an Early Childhood Care and Development major, you'll take courses in topics such as:

  • Child Psychology
  • Advanced Child Development
  • Psychology of Exceptional Children
  • Educational Psychology

Take the next step

We’d love to connect with you to help you begin your journey to becoming a
Mississippi College graduate. Visit campus, request info, or apply today.