Early Childhood Director

Eastern University's Early Childhood Director Credential is part of the requirement for the Pennsylvania Director Credential offered through the PA Keys. The three online courses in this program help prepare those working in Early Childhood centers gain the leadership skills necessary to direct a high quality Early Childhood program.

Program Details

  • Location/Delivery: Online
  • Start Dates: Every 7 Weeks (View application deadlines).
  • Length: Varies based on incoming credits and credit load per semester. Typically completed in 8-12 months.
  • Cost: View our affordable tuition rates. Plus, if you already have a degree from EU, check out our Alumni Discount!
  • Financial Aid: Eligible students can apply for tuition assistance through the TEACH program through the Office of Financial Aid which pays 95% of tuition costs for eligible college coursework taken by early learning professionals. (Maximum benefit of $6,000 each fiscal year.) 

Coursework requirements include:

  • Online course work

  • Field work                
  • Short & Long-term projects
  • Scholarly & Practitioner-based readings
  • Scholarly writing & reflection
  • Classroom Assignments
  • Class discussions/ presentations 

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