About the ECLA program

Through our online Early Childhood Leadership & Advocacy program, you can earn the following non-licensure degrees and certificate:

  • B.S. in Early Childhood Leadership & Advocacy
  • M.S. in Education, with a Concentration in Early Childhood Leadership & Advocacy
  • University-issued undergraduate certificate in Early Childhood Leadership & Advocacy
  • University-issued graduate certificate in Early Childhood Leadership & Advocacy

Important note: The degree and certificate programs in Early Childhood Leadership & Advocacy are non-licensure programs. To learn more about teaching licensure degrees, please review the Department of Teacher Education's licensure programs.

Is online learning for you?

Test out the quality of our online offerings by taking one of our online trainings, offered through the Bombeck Institute. These trainings require only five contact hours to complete, and are informative, engaging, affordable. Credits from these trainings can apply toward your degree should you decide that the University of Dayton Early Childhood Leadership & Advocacy Program is for you.

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Center for Early Learning

Bombeck Family Learning Center 
300 College Park 
Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 2800

937-229-2158