Four colleges in Rhode Island have programs in early childhood education or human development and family studies: Community College of Rhode Island (CCRI), Rhode Island College (RIC), the University of Rhode Island (URI) and Salve Regina University.
Below you will find websites for the three public institutions of higher learning as well as an overview of their early childhood programs, requirements, costs, availability of T.E.A.C.H. scholarships, and other valuable information for prospective students.
Rhode Island College
The Institute for Early Childhood Teaching and Learning
Overview of B.S. in Early Childhood Education/Concentration in Teaching (pdf)
Overview of B.S. in Early Childhood Education/Concentration in Community Programs (pdf)
Website for college: www.ric.edu
University of Rhode Island
Overview of B.S. in Human Development & Family Studies/Concentration in Child Settings (pdf)
Overview of B.S. in Human Development & Family Studies: Early Childhood Education Certification PreK-Grade 2 (pdf)
Website for college: www.uri.edu
To learn more about the early childhood program at Salve Regina University, a private university, please click here.