The Early Childhood Education bachelor's degree program is both a major and a teacher licensure for students who want to work with all children between the ages of 3 through 8, and with their families, other professionals, and representatives from community agencies. The program is accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP), and approved by the Ohio Department of Higher Education (ODHE). Licensure is granted by the Ohio Department of Education (ODE).  The program prepares teacher candidates to use the current research and knowledge about child development and learning to promote the development and learning of all young children.