Directory of Colleges

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.

Community College of Rhode Island
Click here for ECE programs at CCRI  (pdf)
Website for college: www.ccri.edu

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.