What Can I Do with an Early Childhood Education Degree from Mills?

Graduates of our ECE Programs have a strong record of success in achieving their career goals. Those who studied early childhood education serve as teachers and administrators in preschools, child development programs, and other early childhood settings, while those who focused on child life in hospitals typically work as child life specialists in hospitals. Our program in early childhood leadership has launched careers in program administration, policy and advocacy, research, and college teaching. In recent years, graduates have thrived in positions such as:

Berkeley Unified School District

Early Childhood Instructor, Early Head Start
City of Oakland

Infant and Toddler Teacher, Children's Center

Director of Preschool Programs
Hill & Dale Family Learning Center

Child Life Specialist
Kaiser Permanente

Executive Director
LLESA Children's Center

Early Start Services Coordinator
Oakland Unified School District

Infant Developmental Specialist
Sunny Days Early Intervention Services

Child Life Specialist
UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital

Child Life Specialist
Children's Hospital Los Angeles

Teacher and Director
Dandelion Nursery School

Assistant Program Director, Preschool Programs
Hayward Unified School District

Director of National Programs

Early Interventionist
Life Steps Foundation

Moldovan Academy

Early Childhood Specialist
San Lorenzo Unified School District

Associate Director, Early Childhood Education Programs
UC Berkeley