Interdisciplinary Early Childhood Education

Explore a variety of careers working with families and young children, birth through five years, including those with disabilities.

The Interdisciplinary Early Childhood Education (IECE) Program prepares students for a variety of careers working with families and young children, birth through five years, including those with disabilities. Graduates of the IECE program are prepared for a variety of teaching, research, and administration careers in settings such as preschool, kindergarten, early intervention (First Steps), childcare, research programs, state and local government agencies, hospitals as child and family life specialists, and other private or publicly-funded programs, such as Head Start, Early Start, and Kentucky’s HANDS Program. Learn about our degrees and certifications below:

 

   
Bachelor
Degree
 Graduate
Certification
Master’s
Degree
Doctorate
Degrees

 

Meet the IECE Faculty:
IECE Program Faculty


Contact the IECE Program Chair: 
Dr. Jennifer Grisham-Brown




Accreditation

The IECE Program is approved by the Kentucky Education Professional Standards Board (EPSB) and the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE).

EPSB NCATE