Main Page

Associate to Bachelor Degree Programs in Early Childhood


 SMSU Comes to You!


The Associate to Bachelor Degree Program in Early Childhood Education is a unique partnership between several Minnesota Technical and Community Colleges and Southwest Minnesota State University (SMSU).

You can earn a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree that prepares you to receive licensure to teach in programs for students ages birth through third grade.

Students in the Associate to Bachelor Degree Program first complete an Associate of Arts or Science degree from an approved Minnesota Technical and Community College. The junior and senior years are completed by enrolling in a specific sequence of upper-division courses offered by SMSU.


Currently SMSU has Associate to Bachelor Degree Programs in Early Childhood Education established with these partners institutions:

COURSE SEQUENCE FOR 2 + 2 ECE OFFERINGS AT SMSU  Academics/extendedlearning/2014-2015_cohort_course_schedule(1).docx

Welcome letter from the Director of 2 + 2 ECE, Mary Risacher:   Fall 2014 Welcome Letter

Newsletter:  

2014 graduates of the 2 + 2 program in Early Childhood Education

Story Image 'Rise of the Mustangs' Homecoming Oct....

 The 2014 Homecoming theme at SMSU is "Rise of the Mustangs."

Story Image Action Trackchair Makers to be Honored at...

 Tim and  Donna Swenson have made a difference in the lives of physically challenged individuals with the creation of the Action Trackchair.

View All
Return to Top