Degree Programs

EECE degree programs are based on the principles of the National Association of State Directors of Teacher Education and Certification (NASDTEC); the standards and professional accreditation recommendations of the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP); the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC); the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC); the Association of Childhood Education (ACEI); and the International Literacy Association (ILA).

We Offer the Following Degree Programs:

Undergraduate Programs

Bachelor of Science in Child Care & Family Education – (Non-Licensure Track)

Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education, K-3

Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education, K-6

Graduate Programs*

Master of Science in Early Childhood Education 

Master of Science in Elementary Education

Master of Science in Reading Education

Doctorate in Early Childhood Education

*To apply for graduate programs, please access the application portal here.

Immunization Requirements (URGENT):

All students admitted to Jackson State University are required to submit proof of having received two immunization shots for measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) in order to complete registration for classes.

If an applicant has already been admitted and plans to attend the University as a first time student (undergraduate, graduate or transfer), he/she must submit a copy of the required immunization record to the University Health Center prior to registration for courses.

Students who have been admitted but do not submit the required immunization verification will be unable to complete registration for classes in the school’s computer enrollment system. Please see further immunization information at the link provided.