The School of Education offers two Bachelor of Science degree programs in Early Childhood Education:
Interdisciplinary Early Childhood Education (IECE)
IECE Certificate to teach children birth through kindergarten.
The IECE Program prepares students to teach in a preschool and kindergarten in a Kentucky public school and to work as a Developmental Interventionist - a certified position serving families and their children birth to age three who are at risk for disabilities. Candidates must meet admission requirements (See CAP 2 Application). Graduates are required to pass IECE specialty exam (Praxis II - 0023 paper test or 5023 computer test) administered by ETS and successfully complete a one-year supervised internship for full certification.
Early Childhood Education (ECE)
Non-Certified degree for classified positions and other careers in early childhood that do not require teacher certification.
These programs are offered on Campbellsville’s main campus. They are also offered as degree-completion programs designed for students completing associate degrees in early childhood at the following off-campus sites:
An Associate of Science Degree, and a Director's Credential are also offered on Campbellsville's main campus. Courses leading to the Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential are offered in partnership with Head Start agencies.