Monroe College's Bronx campus is an ideal urban campus located in the bustling Fordham section.

New Rochelle

Located in downtown New Rochelle, the Monroe College New Rochelle campus is nestled in a diverse, thriving suburban community in Westchester County.

St. Lucia

Located on the Vide Boutielle Highway, Monroe College’s St. Lucia campus offers a practical education designed to give students a competitive edge in the workplace.

  • Teaching Professions Scholarship

    Earn your degree in Early Childhood Education - with no out-of-pocket cost for tuition!

    Monroe College, with funding support from New York State, is offering qualified, diverse candidates the opportunity to earn a bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education with no out-of-pocket tuition costs, regardless of their family income. Students in the Early Childhood Education program will be able to use a combination of state and federal financial aid, as well as Monroe College scholarships, to cover their full tuition.

    Program applicants should hold or be in the process of earning a regents diploma and have a class average of 80 or higher.

    Bachelor’s in Early Childhood Education

    Monroe College’s Early Childhood Education degree prepares teachers for success working with at-risk students in high-needs schools. The program’s goal is to develop high-performing, skilled, and passionate teachers who can make a significant difference in children’s lives. Our graduates are well versed in all aspects of early childhood development, including children with special needs and disabilities. They understand the unique challenges and heightened risk factors facing urban families and schools, and they are well equipped to provide effective instruction and intervention for all learners.

    Learn more about our BS in Early Childhood Education

    Student Teaching and Our Partners

    Monroe’s School of Education provides clinically rich field experience through active partnerships with public and charter schools, Head Start programs, universal pre-K programs, and nursery schools throughout the New York Metropolitan area. Students complete over 300 hours of field experience during their program at Monroe, far beyond NYSED’s requirements for student-teaching. This teaching experience allows students to deepen their understanding and skills and sometimes leads to full-time employment at students’ placement schools after graduation.