Early Childhood Education Career Insights

What can I do with a degree in Early Childhood Education?

A degree or certificate in Early Childhood Education can prepare you for a wide range of careers. Examples include pre-K teacher, parent educator, child care provider, daycare center director, child development specialist and Head Start teacher. 

Some of the career options available to students who continue on to earn a bachelor’s or master’s degree include K-3 teacher, college professor, special educator, and facility or program director.


The Colorado Office of Early Childhood offers resources for families and child care providers.


Jeffrey Kenney