Early Childhood Education

Students may build on a two-year ECE diploma 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.

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


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 from an Ontario public college with an overall 75% average.
  • Registration with the Ontario College of Early Childhood Educators (CECE) or evidence that educational credentials are being assessed by the College at time of application.