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College of Education and Human Development
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178 Pillsbury Dr. S.E
Minneapolis, MN 55455
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Early Childhood Education Foundations

Experience the remarkable growth of youth children through hands-on experience within the Institute of Child Development, recognized as a premier center for child study and research.

What You'll Study

“I knew this was the program I wanted because of all of the hands-on experience. I feel totally prepared to do the licensure program because of my undergraduate practicum experiences and student teaching at the Lab School.” Megan Bluml ‘14.

Your Community & Instructors

  • You’ll have small classes with the same group of students.
  • Learn from and collaborate with the teaching staff at the Lab School.
  • Jed Elison teaches a course on infant development and is a leader in studying infant and brain development.

Your Career

Take specific courses that prepare you to enter one of our three master’s level licensure programs:

Or you can pursue work that does not require a license, such as working in preschools, social service agencies, and nonprofit organizations.

View more career options in early childhood education


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