Early Childhood Education

Welcome to NSU's Early Childhood Education program!

The Early Childhood Education program at NSU is housed in the College of Education's Curriculum & Instruction department, and is comprised of several degree and certification options that prepare students for a variety of rewarding careers.

The mission of our program is to prepare highly competent teachers dedicated to the field of early childhood education. We are committed to preparing engaged individuals who celebrate diversity and inclusivity.

NSU is Oklahoma's fourth largest public four-year institution. Ranked in the top three for most affordable university tuition, NSU is a cost-effective way to earn a college degree. 

Degree Options

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If you are considering a career as an early childhood educator, but are not sure where to start, take a moment to request information and we will be in contact with you soon!

Program Chair

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Dr. Kimberly Phillips

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nsu is ranked for one of the best bachelors programs in early childhood education