The 28-credit early childhood education minor is available to any Messiah College student who is interested in working with young children. Students take classes in everything from special education and language development, to child development and children’s literature. Those who complete the minor are eligible for Private Nursery School Certification through the Pennsylvania Department of Education.
Job options for graduates of the early childhood education minor:
Teacher assistant or aide
Family service coordinator
Child care administrator
The early childhood education minor is offered through the Education department.