What it’s about
If you have a passion for nurturing growing minds, enriching young people’s lives, and influencing the next generation, a career in education may be your calling. This rewarding career path is vital to growing our future and cultivating our society. Find fulfillment and purpose through our Education programs today.
Early Childhood Programs
Our Early Childhood programs are accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). Students will apply their learned theories in real-life school settings. Curricula includes coursework in child growth and development, physical/nutritional needs of children, care and guidance of children, and communication skills with parents and children. Students learn to foster the cognitive/language, physical/motor, social/emotional and creative development of children.
Not only do we provide a hands-on learning experience, but we also make it easy for you to obtain your two-year associate degree.
- convenient: Earn a degree all online or a combination of online and in-person instruction.
- affordable: Already employed in the childcare workforce? Explore financial opportunities under the North Carolina TEACH scholarship program.
- qualified: Our Education pathways are accredited by the NAEYC. Both programs offer great articulation agreements with four-year schools. The Early Childhood Education Degree program has a new 2+2 transfer agreement with all North Carolina Universities (UNC System).
Teacher Preparation Programs
The Teacher Preparation programs at Blue Ridge Community College are a starting point for those who want to teach in grades K-12.