Westfield State University

Programs offered:

  • Bachelors of Science in Early Childhood Education (PreK-2)
  • Masters in Education in Early Childhood Education (Initial, Professional, and non-licensure programs)
  • Post-Baccalureate Teacher Licensure


  • Evening and online as well as traditional day programs


  • Supports for English Language Learners and bilingual faculty
  • Academic Center, tutoring Program, and Reading & Writing Center provide support
  • Learning disabilities and Disabilities Services offered 

Programs Available

Early Childhood (PreK-2 Licensure)

This program affords many students who have completed a bachelor's degree the opportunity to earn initial licensure.

Masters in Education: Early Childhood Education

At the graduate level, master’s degrees have been especially designed for new and experienced teachers. Licensure at the initial level is a prerequisite for entry into many programs in the graduate program group.

Bachelors of Science in Early Childhood Education (PreK-2)

The Bachelor of Science in Education major with licensure and licensure only programs are designed to prepare outstanding teacher candidates at the Massachusetts initial licensure level. You may choose to major in Education (with licensure) or choose the licensure only program.