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Whether you want to teach kindergarten or elementary school, run a child care center, or care for children in your home, FSCJ can give you the education you need to help nurture and develop young minds.

Using a mix of hands-on classroom and flexible online learning, you’ll prepare to teach children from pre-kindergarten to third grade with our Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education degree. Gain firsthand experience working with children at our on-campus Chappell Child Care Centers and through a school internship, and be ready to earn Florida Department of Education professional certification. Start with our Associate in Science in Early Childhood Management degree and take a position teaching or managing operations in a child development center or continue on to earn your bachelor’s degree for more career opportunities.

Maybe you want to care for children in your home, work in a child care facility or learn the organizational and management skills needed to run one, with our workforce certificate programs in family child care training, early childhood education and child care center operations we will make sure you’re fully prepared and have the credentials necessary to get to work fast. You could make a difference in a child’s life with a high-quality, low-cost education from FSCJ.

Available Degrees

The Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Early Childhood Education program is designed to prepare students for public and private school settings to become highly effective pre-kindergarten through grade 3 teachers.

Would you like to help children experience the magic of discovery? You could provide children in their formative years with the strong educational foundation they will need as they grow and progress.