UMass Amherst

As a UMass College of Education student you will study early childhood education with distinguished UMass instructors. Course topics include: multi-cultural education, early childhood curriculum, reading, math and science methods, inclusion, and children's behavior and behavior management. 

Degrees Offered:

  • BA 
  • DESE Licensure 
  •  M.Ed.

Formats Offered:

  • Traditional, day-time program

Programs Available

Masters in Child Study and Early Education


The Child Study and Early Education concentration is designed to provide students with a broad overview of the educational and developmental needs of young children in early education and care settings and their families.

Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood Education


The Early Childhood Education (ECE) concentration leading to a Bachelor’s Degree is designed to prepare individuals to work in a variety of early education settings.