Early Childhood Education

Certificate of early childhood education EC-6 Core Subjects

The bachelors degree in education with certification in EC-6 core subjects prepares you to teach children in pre-school and elementary school. Teachers in Pre-K through grade 6 work with children during their years of rapid learning, when they make great strides in their understanding and mastery of the principles of reading, writing, math, science, social studies, and artistic expression. Education students who seek to teach at this age level study math, science, English, social studies, art, music, and P.E., as well as how to manage a classroom and build a curriculum.

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Something I will take with me to my future classroom is the mentality that every single student is important and deserves an opportunity for an incredible education.

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Why should I study early childhood education?

This degree lets you exercise your creativity as you help young children develop social skills and positive learning habits, preparing them for lifelong success.

What are some bachelors degree early childhood education courses I will take?

  • Students and Learning
  • Curriculum Design
  • Diagnostic and Corrective Reading
  • Social Studies Strategies
  • Child and Adolescent Development

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What are some jobs for early childhood education?

With a degree in education, you can follow many career paths:

  • Preschool teacher
  • Childcare center director
  • Elementary school teacher
  • Child life specialist
  • Kindergarten teacher

Who is hiring early childhood education degree UMHB students ?

UMHB Education students have found success in many different areas:

  • Private schools
  • Independent school districts across the state of Texas
  • Church education programs
  • Hospitals
  • Day-care centers

Where can I go to grad school to get Masters in Education?

Many Education students have continued their education at these schools:

Why study early childhood education at UMHB?

The passing rate for UMHB education majors on the TExES teacher certification exams is consistently above 96%.

Education courses at UMHB are taught by professors who were classroom teachers themselves, and the program offers exemplary field experiences. During a recent state accreditation visit, the UMHB education program was commended by the state of Texas for its outstanding field experiences for student teachers.

Education majors at UMHB have opportunities to conduct research and attend conferences alongside their professors.

UMHB maintains a close connection with 15 area school districts, so our students have multiple opportunities to visit schools and make connections with prospective employers.