Early Childhood Education Career Programs

ECACE Programs at Illinois Universities

Eastern Illinois University
Human Services B.S. with a minor in Early Childhood Program Administration
Non-licensure

EIU is introducing an ECACE licensure option through the College of Education, tentatively available spring 2023.  Contact EIU for updates at admissions@eiu.edu or phone 217-581-2223.

Illinois State University
Early Childhood Education B.A.
Licensure

National Louis University
Early Childhood Education B.A.
Licensure

Early Childhood Education B.A. – Competency Based.  Information coming soon.
Contact Stephanie Alban Kako salbankako@nl.edu or phone 312-261-3733
Licensure and non-licensure options

Northern Illinois University
School of Family and Consumer Sciences – information coming soon.
Contact Magaly Mleczko at mrojas2@niu.edu or phone 847-532-9359
College of Education – information coming soon.
Contact Tena Callahan at tcallahan1@niu.edu

University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Early Childhood B.S.
Licensure and non-licensure options

Western Illinois University
School of Education – information coming soon.
Contact Lindsay Meeker at lc-dennison@wiu.edu
Licensure and non-licensure options

Program Name Code Award Credits Category Department Keywords
Program Name Code Award Credits Category Department Keywords
Early Childhood Educator Certificate 5363 Certificate 30 Early Childhood Education Career Programs Health and Human Services
Assistant Teacher Certificate 5761 Certificate 18 Early Childhood Education Career Programs Health and Human Services
Early Childhood Education (AAS) 5362 AAS Degree 60 Early Childhood Education Career Programs Health and Human Services