Early Childhood Education

Early Childhood Education

Harper College offers several degree specializations and certificates to begin your career in early childhood education or add teaching credentials. Harper offers Early Childhood Education degrees with Director, Family Child Care and Teacher specializations, as well as numerous transfer options.

At Harper, you'll get hands-on experience through the Child Learning Centeran onsite pre-school.

Harper instructors are highly credentialed and experienced educators who make classroom theory come alive through interactive experiences and teaching practices.

AAS degree

Prepare for immediate entry into this career field. This is one degree with different specializations. Choose one:

AA degree/transfer options

Prepare to transfer to a four-year college or university to complete a bachelor's degree by viewing the Sample Transfer Plan:

Check out some transfer options:


Certificate programs

Add credentials to your resume by completing one of our many specialized certificates.


Next steps

For more information about starting your college education at Harper, please contact Admissions Outreach at 847.925.6700 or fill out our Request information form.