Weekend Classes

Attend classes on two weekends per month without disrupting your early childhood work schedule and your family responsibilities.

16 to 24 Months

Earn a bachelor’s degree in 16 to 24 months, saving you time and money.

Support for Adults

Get the academic support you need as an adult from attentive faculty and staff from the Academic Success Center at your campus.

Credit for Prior Learning

Earn up to 15 credits for National Head Start Association Academy Training, and as many as 18 credits for successful completion of Child Development Associate courses. You also can receive credit for knowledge gained from personal and professional experiences.

An Affordable Degree

The combination of an accelerated format, affordable tuition, and staff to help you navigate the financial aid process makes this a surprisingly affordable program.

Relevant and Current

Stay current in the field of early childhood education with a curriculum that addresses current trends and best practices in early care and education.

Student Projects

Start making real change with your community service project, in which you will take a leadership role in early childhood education in your community. These three-term projects have become the hallmark of School of Professional and Continuing Studies programs.

Web-enhanced Classroom

Enrich your learning and résumé with an online classroom component that will strengthen the skills you need as a professional in the field.

Outstanding Faculty

Learn from faculty members who have worked in early childhood education and are eager to share their experiences.

National and regional recognition

Get connected with the local, regional, and national organizations that Springfield College and its School of Professional and Continuing Studies have articulation agreements with, including the National Head Start Association and Bright Horizons.

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