Urban College of Boston

The Urban College of Boston Early Childhood program provides the theoretical knowledge and practical experience needed to work successfully with young children in a variety of institutional and agency settings.  Access to internships and job placement sites are readily available through Head Start and other child care programs.  Transfer agreements with other colleges allow students to continue their education in this important career field.


Urban College of Boston (UCB) offers the Early Childhood Education program in English, Spanish, Mandarin, and Cantonese. Students may take their Early Childhood Education courses (concentration requirements) in these languages, but general requirement courses must be taken in English.


The college is approved for the following financial assistance programs:

UCB staff assists students with completion of the Free Application for Student Aid (FAFSA) application. 

Student Supports:

  • ESL Courses
  • Tutoring in English, Spanish and Chinese
  • Early Childhood Academic and Professional Advising

Programs Available

Early Childhood Education - Certificate of Achievement

Urban College of Boston offers the following Certificates of Achievement:

  • Early Childhood Education
  • Early childhood Education - Bilingual
  • Early Childhood Education - Infant/Toddler
  • Early Childhood Education - Infant/Toddler - Bilingual

Early Childhood Education - Associate of Arts

Urban College of Boston offers an Associate Degree in Early Childhood Education.  This program combines practical experience with the theoretical knowledge needed to obtain positions working with young children in a variety of institutional and agency settings.