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Early Childhood Education

Early Childhood Education is a licensure program that focuses on the pre-K-3rd grade population. 

Program Sheet

Interested in changing your major to Early Childhood Education? Current EHE students interested in switching their major to Early Childhood Education can call the Undergraduate Student Services Office at 614-292-9261 to schedule an appointment. Non-EHE students who are interested in changing their major to Early Childhood Education must complete an information session prior to meeting with an academic advisor. Complete the Early Childhood Education information session here.

Early Childhood Education is a competitive major. Students should complete nearly all of their GE and pre-major courses before applying to the major.

There is no guarantee students will be accepted into the full major by completing the minimum requirements successfully.

  • 2.75 or higher CUM OSU GPA
  • Variety of pre-major courses
    • To create a plan for completing the pre-major courses, please consult with your assigned UGSS advisor. You can make an appointment by calling 614-292-9261 or through advisingconnect.osu.edu.

Application Deadline: January 15th of every year