Education Programs

MVNU offers the Early Childhood Degree Completion Program through Graduate & Professional Studies for adults who want to attend class online, one class at a time to complete their bachelor's degree and earn their teaching license in the field of Early Childhood Education (ECE). This program allows students to complete their B.A. degree while maintaining their current work and family responsibilities.

Completion of the B.A. Program qualifies graduates to earn their Ohio teaching license in Early Childhood Education with the Early Childhood Endorsement that will allow individuals to teach preschool through grade five. The Early Childhood Degree Completion Program is approved by the Ohio Board of Regents.

If you are ready to complete your bachelor's degree and earn your Ohio teaching license, the Early Childhood Degree Completion Program (age 3- 8/Grade PreK-3rd plus grade 4/5 endorsement) is designed for you as you continue in your journey to become a competent, compassionate, and committed teacher.

Time Commitment

The Early Childhood Licensure Completion Program is an accelerated program designed specifically for working adults to help you earn your degree within a manageable time frame.

  • Classes are offered in an online format
  • Take one course at a time
  • Field and clinical experiences totaling 510 clock hours
  • Finish your degree in as few as 27 months

Why Choose MVNU's ECE Degree Completion Program?

Our goal at MVNU is to help you complete your degree and achieve the career of your dreams.

  • Cost includes tuition, fees, course materials

  • Your tuition is "locked in" and will not change as long as you remain continuously enrolled in the program.

  • All course materials are available electronically.

  • Students can purchase or rent textbooks online via MVNU's partnership with Tree of Life Bookstores, or choose to obtain textbooks on their own through another vendor of their choice.

  • Our high quality curriculum is taught by professional, supportive faculty with professional ECE practice experience.

  • Be part of a small cohort group. Together you progress through the program, learn and support each other, and become a networking resource for years to come.

  • Experience a distinctly Christian education incorporating biblical values and integration of faith in learning.

  • Assistance with the financial aid process

  • The program is designed for working adults.
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