Shaping the minds of students

Childhood Education

"At Brevard College, I learned the basics of preparing lessons and classroom management. The emphasis placed on critical thinking skills during my time at BC has been incredibly important. It helps me to be able to explain concepts to students and figure things out that I am unfamiliar with so that I can convey them to students." -Jeffrey, Brevard College Graduate.



Related Programs

  • Early Childhood Education

  • Elementary Education

  • Teacher Licensure

  • Institute for Women In Leadership (IWIL)

In the Childhood Education program, you'll have the chance to choose between two concentrations: Early Childhood Education (B-K) or Elementary Education (K-6).


Both concentrations emphasize project-based and other active learning strategies and reflection; students apply what they have learned in their college classrooms to help facilitate their activities in public and private school settings, after-school programs, area camps, and other field placement settings.

Childhood Education majors can enter into many fields or professions! Here's a small sample of what you can do with a Childhood Education degree from Brevard College:

  • Teacher
  • Childcare Center Director
  • Home-Based Service Provider
  • Family Support Specialist
  • Consultant
  • Researcher
  • Sales Representative
  • Elementary School Teacher
  • Teacher Assistant
  • Childcare Worker
  • Study methods in teaching in a wide range of subjects to explore and discover your interests, as well as become a well-rounded and experienced educator. 
  • Discover more about childhood development in a multi-faceted and experiential approach.
  • Learn to approach education with a comprehensive perspective that takes into account the cognitive, social, and emotional wellbeing of the learner.
  • Get the chance to work with children to learn and observe their developmental stages and see early childhood education in action.

Childhood Education majors earn a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Childhood Education, with a required concentration in one of the following areas:

  • Early Childhood Education (B-K)
    • The Early Childhood Education (ECE) Education Concentration offers a Birth-to Kindergarten (B-K) licensure route and a non-licensure route for you to work with young children between the ages of birth to five.
  • Elementary Education (K-6)
    • If you are wishing to study childhood education in the elementary ages or to earn teacher licensure in elementary education, you must major in Elementary Education (K-6).

Childhood Education Faculty