Address the educational, social and developmental needs of young children by teaching
pre-kindergarten through third grade in public or private schools and community programs.
Why early childhood education at OSU?
We integrate teaching techniques that will help you improve the intellectual and emotional
development of children. You will participate in hands-on learning through field experiences
that link educational theory and research with daily practice. Upon degree completion,
graduates are recommended to the Oklahoma State Department of Education for full teacher
certification and are prepared to take certification exams in other states, if applicable.
The high-quality reputation of our program makes graduates highly sought after for
teaching positions in Oklahoma and beyond.
Earn both an early childhood education bachelor’s and master’s degrees in five years
through our accelerated program.
“OSU early childhood education has crafted an unparalleled teacher preparation
degree that provides future educators with both the ability to understand and the
tools needed to teach children across all developmental pathways while fostering love,
connection and bridging education and life. The program values students and provides
multiple opportunities to practice methods, gain experiences and build relationships
on and off campus within the educational community.”