Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Care and Education
Help Prepare Young Children for the Future
Emphasizing childhood care and education from birth through age five, the Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Care and Education from University of Houston-Clear Lake will provide you with knowledge and field experiences you'll need to become a leader in early childhood care.
Setting the Table for Success
A child's early years are key in all levels of development including social, emotional, language and cognitive abilities. With a Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Care and Education from UHCL, you can learn the best methods to prepare a child for success in elementary school. Your courses will focus on infants, toddlers, math, science, literacy, cultural awareness, special needs and other crucial topics that will help you play a critical role in a child's early education.
UHCL’s College of Education would love to have you join us. Find out today what it takes to apply.
- How to Apply as a Freshman Student
- How to Apply as a Transfer Student
- How to Apply as an International Student
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Deadlines for Applying
- Freshman Deadlines
Priority - July 15
Final - August 1
Priority - November 1
Final - December 1
Priority - March 1
Final (Summer Session I & II) - May 1
- International Deadlines
Deadline - May 1
Deadline - October 1
Deadline - April 1
For more information regarding deferring your application, please visit Deferring International Admission.
Students interested in qualifying for scholarships &/or applying for visas outside the U.S. should apply and submit the application documents/test scores by the priority deadline
*International freshmen applicants will not be accepted for Summer semester.
Accreditations and Distinctions
The College of Education is accredited by the Texas State Board for Educator Certification (SBEC).
We've earned national recognition for accomplishment and innovation, including the Christa McAuliffe Award for Excellence in Teacher Education.
The National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) recognized by
the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) has granted accreditation to
the Early Childhood BS program in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction, College
of Education at University of Houston-Clear Lake.