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LSUS Early Childhood Education Program Earns National Ranking

December 01, 2020

Most Affordable Early Childhood Programs 2020
Most Affordable Early Childhood Programs 2020.

Shreveport, LA—Louisiana State University Shreveport’s Early Childhood Education program is ranked 20th in the top 85 most affordable programs by Discover Early Childhood EDU. This ranking aims to help students make informed decisions about the best programs available.

The criteria for the Discover Early Childhood EDU Top 85 Affordable ECE Programs ranking requires that an institution specialize in early childhood education while offering a variety of degree programs. The selected institutions are high quality and distributed throughout the U.S. Additionally, the ranking is determined based on quantitative data including retention rate, graduation rate, tuition, and overall enrollment statistics. The full ranked list can be found at Discover Early Childhood EDU.

“We are thrilled with the honor of being so highly ranked in the nation,” Department of Education Chair and Professor Dr. Cay Evans said. “Our Early Childhood Education program prepares students for career options in a variety of settings: K-12 schools, public and private preschools, child advocacy agencies, community programs, child care centers and private enterprise.”

LSUS offers opportunities for future early childhood educators to choose between an undergraduate degree in Early Childhood Education with a PreK to Grade 3 certification or an Early Childhood add on certification if the student already has a teaching certificate.

For Zoom or phone interviews with Dr. Evans or Dr. Wissing, contact Wendell Riley, Director of Media and External Relations at LSUS at wendell.riley@lsus.edu or by calling 318-797-5108.

About LSUS Early Education Programs

LSUS provides future students with early childhood programs to foster long-term success in a career teaching and guiding children early in their lives. Students can choose between an undergraduate degree in Early Childhood Education with a PreK to Grade 3 certification or an Early Childhood add on certification is possible if the student already has a teaching certificate. LSUS also offers programs for masters, specialist programs and a doctoral degree in education. Each program is in coordination with the standards of the National Association for the Education of Young Children’s Standards of Professional Practice, and internships are available.

About LSUS

Founded in 1967, Louisiana State University Shreveport offers a wide array of nationally accredited undergraduate and graduate degree programs, including a doctoral degree. The university’s mission is to educate a diverse population of graduate and undergraduate students; engage in regional and global thought leadership through community collaboration and service; and innovate to enhance the application of knowledge and intellectual discovery through faculty and student research and creative endeavors.

 
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