This information is provided for current active students in the program. New students and returning students can no longer be admitted to the program.
The degree, offered jointly by SNL and the College of Education, is designed to help adults working in early childhood education obtain certification to teach in Illinois.
Degree requirements are met by:
prior experience equivalent to college-level learning
continuing professional education certifications
and COE courses
The degree is
earned after satisfying 50 requirements, written as statements describing
competency. Certain competencies are met by specific courses or projects;
others can be satisfied by relevant transfer courses or experience.