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Follow your calling to become a teacher for children from infancy through middle childhood

NSCC’s Early Childhood Development degree is designed for students who, after graduation from North Shore Community College, plan to transfer to a four-year college where they will pursue provisional certification in teaching pre-kindergarten through second grade in public school settings. A balance of liberal arts and professional hands-on coursework and fieldwork provides a well-rounded basis for further study as well as competency in teaching in preschool classrooms.




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North Shore Community College is an accredited nonprofit institute of higher education where all are welcome and each is challenged. NSCC is accredited by NECHE, the New England Commission of Higher Education (formerly NEASC-CIHE, the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc.).

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