Early Childhood

Early Childhood Education Degree Programs:


Chaminade University of Honolulu

Early Licensure Programs

M.A.T. in Early Childhood Education
The Master of Arts in Teaching in Early Childhood Education
provides teacher candidates with the opportunity to develop skills
in practice, theory, leadership, scholarship, and communication
skills using Montessori approach as applied to the PK-3 learner as
well as to the Pre-K to Kindergarten learner.


University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa

The UH-Manoa Blended Early Childhood/Early Childhood Special Education Undergraduate Program begins its first cohort the Fall 2015 semester. Program graduates will be eligible for licensure in PK-3 general education and PK-3 special education. Click on the links below for details on the program:

The College of Education at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa offers a variety of undergraduate and graduate degree programs to prepare early childhood educators for various career goals:

• PK-3/K-6 BEd — undergraduate PK-3 dual-license program
• PK-3/PK-3 SPED Blended BEd — undergraduate PK-3 dual-license program *new!*

• MEd ECE – Masters in Early Childhood Education

• PK-3 Graduate Certificate in Early Childhood Education  and CS (PK-3) MEd Masters in Curriculum Studies

How to navigate different early childhood education pathways in the University of Hawaii system:

For more information, contact the UH ECE faculty.