Millikin University - Decatur, IL
Plan of Study
01Millikin offers the B.A. and the B.S. in Early Childhood Education. Both degrees include a type 04 teaching certificate and a letter of approval in special education.  The B.A. provides a greater focus on language courses; the B.S. includes more courses in math and science.

The PACE program allows students to receive either degree through a format of accelerated courses.

See below for advising sheets and links pertaining to Traditional Students and PACE Students.

Traditional Students

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PACE Students

Millikin’s PACE program provides accelerated classes for Early Childhood Education majors who are already part of the working world. The program focuses on one area at a time, with weekly class meetings. Certification and special ed letter of approval are part of the program, making the PACE Early Childhood Education program a great opportunity for working people to move forward with a career in this growing field. Click here for more details.


“I really enjoy that the classes are very small. This allows us to get to know each other better and be more comfortable. With small classes, it also allows the professors to know us more personally. We are not just a face in the class, but they actually know us by name.”
-Ally James

Millikin University - Decatur, IL
Millikin University - Decatur, IL