With an Early Childhood Education major at Muskingum, you will be become a teacher-leader who encourages, equips, and empowers students in grades pre-K through 3 to reach their fullest potential.

Our program holds NCATE Accreditation – the education profession’s “seal of approval” – which signifies that we meet or exceed the national professional standards for the preparation of teachers and other school specialists, and that our up-to-date, relevant, and research-based educational experience will prepare you well for your teacher licensing examinations.


  • Multiple opportunities to interact in field experience settings with students, one-on-one, in small groups, and full class discussions.
  • Develop effective collaboration strategies with students, families, other teachers, and school staff.
  • Learn how to recognize the individual needs of each student and nurture an attitude of discovery and acknowledgement, so all can achieve their potential.
  • Help others appreciate the possibilities of students with special needs.
  • Qualify to join Muskingum’s chapter of Kappa Delta Pi – the International Honor Society in Education – and connect with a fellowship of top educators and opportunities for career-long professional development excellence.
  • Participate in networking events, workshops, seminars, and conferences presented by professional associations spanning a wide variety of education topics.


You will be ready to earn your license from the State of Ohio in early childhood education, grades PreK-3.

Our graduates find employment in public and private pre-schools, school districts, and other early childhood educational settings.

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