Some characteristics of effective professionals in the field of early childhood and elementary education include communication skills, empathy, resourcefulness, patience and organizational skills.

Dr. Ashley Milner
Assistant Professor of Education

Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood & Elementary Education (Dual)

The dual degree program for the Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood & Elementary Education prepares you to teach children from pre-school to 6th grade. You will gain a strong foundation in not only early childhood, but also middle childhood. The dual degree can be accomplished by enrolling in a few additional credit hours as determined by the School of Education.

Employment prospects remain excellent, as current educators retire and new and innovative educational opportunities are created to meet the needs of children in an ever-changing world.

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 - Small 13:1 student-faculty ratio means small classes and individual attention from School of Education faculty
- Practicum experiences in classrooms start in your sophomore year
- Qualify for Alabama State Teacher Certification in early childhood and elementary education


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“The Early Childhood & Elementary Education dual program at the University of Mobile is offered in an atmosphere that truly embodies the idea that, ‘teaching is a calling.’ The dual program prepares teachers to teach children in grades Pre-K through 6, which provides candidates with a broad range of employment opportunities.”

Ashley Milner, EdD
Program Coordinator, Early Childhood & Elementary Education
Assistant Professor of Education

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