Program at a glance

How much does it cost? 

Learn more about how to afford a degree from the University of Nevada, Reno.

How can I learn more?

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How do I apply?

Open to all undergraduate students. Learn how to apply to the University of Nevada, Reno.

What will I learn in an early childhood education degree program?

Students in the early childhood education program will study child development, gain a deep understanding of the importance of family involvement, and learn culturally and linguistically appropriate teaching practices. They will learn to observe, document, and assess children's progress, integrate academic content into the curriculum, and uphold the highest standards of professionalism as early childhood educators. Through hands-on experiences and elective courses focused on diversity, equity, and justice, students will develop the skills and knowledge necessary to make a positive impact on young children's lives.

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Areas of emphasis in the early childhood development program

You can afford the University of Nevada, Reno

76% of students receive financial aid

Almost everyone is eligible to receive some kind of aid. We offer need-based and merit-based forms of financial aid to help you afford college.

54% of all students graduate with no debt

That's right. More than half of our students leave the University of Nevada, Reno with no student debt.

Life's a journey. Honors makes it meaningful.

At the University of Nevada, Reno Honors College, our students maximize their unique gifts and passions through a series of personalized experiences that deepen their capacity for transformative societal impact.

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