Children need people who understand them and want to improve their health and well-being. Adults who work or aspire to work for agencies and programs that serve children, youth and families deserve tremendous respect—you change children’s lives. You also deserve the chance to finish your degree and develop the skills and knowledge to advance your career.
Move your lifelong dedication to children a step forward and finish your bachelor’s degree online with a focus in children’s learning and development through the UMass Amherst University Without Walls (UWW).
Flexible & focused
Our online interdisciplinary studies let you choose from a range of academic fields with a focus on children’s learning and development.
Transfer in or earn up to 105 credits for prior learning and credit for work experience, accelerating your online degree completion and saving time and money.
Channel your interest in early childhood education in a variety of directions, from education and child advocacy to administration.