Early Childhood Education

Students may build on a two-year ECE diploma or equivalent by completing our focused two-and-a-half year program.

You will enhance your ability to engage in and contribute to the field of early childhood education in meaningful ways and be prepared for further studies or work in the field of care and education for young children. Note: This program is currently only available online.

Graduates of the Bachelor of Early Childhood Education program will be prepared for positions that require a strong foundation in early care and education. They may also choose to further their education in a graduate studies or teacher education program.

  • Bachelor of Early Childhood Education (Honours) (BECE)

Expected cut-off: N/A
OUAC Code: BED

Not an Ontario Secondary School applicant? Find your admissions criteria here.


Career outcomes

  • Child-care centres
  • Family-resource centres
  • Full-day early learning environments
  • Ontario Early Years Centres
  • Children’s support services

Prerequisite requirements

  • Graduate of a two-year Early Childhood Education Diploma program or equivalent with an overall 75% average.