The need for workers with specialized knowledge in early childhood and youth care and education is expected to grow by 14.2%, with an especially high demand in Boston, Providence, and Worcester. Really, there's no better place than Becker College to unveil a new Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood and Youth Education. Think you or your student might be interested? Read on.
Whether your end goal is to become a preschool teacher, run a daycare, be a child case worker or advocate, or pursue higher education in administrative fields, the B.A. in Early Childhood and Youth Education prepares students for all of the opportunities to work with children from infancy through age 14.
Through in-class, evening, online, and hybrid course options, you'll learn about:
- Child development
- Guiding and interacting with children and youth
- Partnering with families and communities
- Health, safety, and nutrition
- Learning environments and curriculum
- Observation, assessment, and documentation
- Program planning and development
- Professionalism and leadership
You'll pair this strong curriculum with valuable hands-on experiences in infant, toddler, and child settings. Add the Becker College reputation to the mix and you'll be more than ready to change the future for a few little ones.