Early Childhood Community Education, B.A.
62 Credits | Main Campus
Prepare for a rewarding career in Early Childhood Education like school administration, childcare or assistant teaching, where a teacher's license is not required.
Trinity’s Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood Community Education is for scholars whose current career goals do not require state teaching certification, such as childcare workers or teachers assistants.
You’ll take education and humanities courses preparing you to work in a variety of youth educational services that do not require state licensure.
In Trinity’s Early Childhood Community Education bachelor’s degree program, you can specialize in one of three areas of extra importance to the DC metropolitan area:
- Equity and Justice
- Trauma-Informed Leadership
- Special Education
You’ll gain knowledge and skills through field-based experiences, including performance assessments designed to demonstrate the teacher’s ability to impact student learning.
For students who are interested in pursuing licensure as an early childhood teacher, Trinity also offers a B.A. degree in Early Childhood Education
What You’ll Learn
Critical thinking and problem-solving
Oral communication skills
Field-Based Experiences and Practica
DC Public Schools
Other OSSE-Approved Settings
Teacher in Childcare Center
Childcare Center Director
Early Childhood Teacher in Non-Public Charter School (that does not require licensure)
Teaching Assistant in Special Education
School of Professional Studies Admissions Requirements
- Step One: Apply to Trinity
- Step Two: Submit One (1) Letter of Recommendation
- Step Three: Submit Official Final Transcript(s) or GED certificate – International Transcripts must be evaluated prior to submission
- Step Four: Submit an Essay: What unique qualities, experiences, or perspectives would you bring to the Trinity Washington University community?
- Step Five: Once your application is submitted, use your log-in credentials to check your status
- Students may apply for credit in experiential learning through program faculty.
- Transfer credits may be accepted toward a major if courses are equivalent to the program of interest.
- Highschool completion of 10 years or more with demonstrated work experience may submit diploma or GED certificate
- International Students must adhere to International Student Checklist: https://www2.trinitydc.edu/admissions/international-applicants/
- Military Students & Family members must complete Veterans Benefits Checklist: (https://discover.trinitydc.edu/enrollment/veteran-services/)
- Priority Admission Given to applicants with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.0 (on a 4.0 scale)