Admission Requirements

The Early Childhood Education program is a screened major. All applicants must meet specified, minimum requirements to be considered for admission, including:

  • a minimum GPA of 2.75 on all prerequisite and University-required courses, and a 3.0 in major courses,
  • a qualifying score on the Maryland State Department of Education Basic Skills Requirement exam, SAT, or ACT,
  • meeting with a program advisor, and submitting a complete application with supporting documents by the specified deadline,
  • attending a mandatory orientation session on the designated date.