Early Childhood Education

You should major in early childhood education if:

  • You are flexible, resilient, curious, reflective, and creative.
  • You love working with young children and believe in nurturing an early love of learning.
  • You want a career that gives you the opportunity to make a positive impact in children’s and families’ lives.

In the early childhood program at UL Lafayette, you will collaborate with aspiring and professional educators to learn about early childhood education theories, teaching methods, and the power of children’s play.

You’ll work with young children in local schools, on-campus tutoring, and other settings.
With this degree, you’ll meet the Louisiana Department of Education requirements for certification to teach pre-kindergarten through 3rd grade. 

Early Childhood Education at UL Lafayette

What's Early Childhood Education Like?

  • Research
    Rated 3 out of 3
  • Group Work & Collaboration
    Rated 3 out of 3
  • Writing
    Rated 2 out of 3
  • Presenting
    Rated 2 out of 3
  • Field Work
    Rated 3 out of 3

for training teachers

UL Lafayette graduates the most certified teachers of any college or university in Louisiana.

Life in the Early Childhood Education Program