Early Childhood Education
The OCC Early Childhood Education program provides training to effectively work with young children in a variety of areas. A degree in Early Childhood Education offers many transfer and career opportunities.
The program satisfies requirements for Michigan licensing as directors of a child care centers, lead teachers in child care centers, home-based center providers, and assistant teachers in public school early childhood programs and Head Start agencies.
Our teaching approach and curriculum is based on the constructivism approach. We believe that active learning is not just for young children, but also for adult learners. Learning is experienced in the Early Childhood Education program-not just taught