Early Childhood & Special Education Access for Maryland Child Care Workers

ECSE Access is a bachelor's degree pathway specially designed to support employees of accredited child centers across the state of Maryland pursuing an early childhood & special education degree. 

ECSE Access Program Highlights

  • Part-time program sequence
  • Online, evening coursework 
  • On-the-job internships
  • Students may be eligible to apply for Child Care Career Professional Development Fund (CCCPDF) tuition assistance
  • Graduates are eligible for dual certification in Early Childhood Education (Pre-k through grade 3) and Special Education (birth-grade 3) 

Candidates of the Program

  • Must be employed at an accredited childcare center in Maryland
  • Must have completed prior coursework towards education at an accredited college (ex. AAT, AA, AAS)
  • Want to pursue their bachelor's degree in ECSE while working full-time at their childcare center

Interested? Submit the required prescreening form with your unofficial transcripts.

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Dr. Kandace Hoppin
ECSE Access Advisor 

Dr. Amy Noggle
ECSE Access Advisor