No matter where you are, you can earn an undergraduate degree – online – from Northern Vermont University. 

We offer flexible, affordable, high-quality options for learners who want to earn their bachelor's degree. Enhance your credentials. Chart a course for a new career. Explore your interests. All in a way that works with your schedule. You'll work with our expert faculty and a community of motivated students who, like you, have found their direction and are following it.

On July 1, 2018, Johnson State College and Lyndon State College will become Northern Vermont University, a single university with two campuses and an online degree division. Students entering the online program during spring 2018 will be admitted to Johnson State College Online. When Northern Vermont University officially launches in summer 2018, JSC Online students will become NVU Online students and earn their degree from Northern Vermont University. 

100% Online Degrees

100% Online Degree Program Overview

  • In-state tuition rates* 
  • Work with expert faculty who are active in their fields
  • 2.0 GPA or higher required for admission eligibility
  • Individualized advising 
  • Online orientation to our program and learning management system
  • Maximum credit transfer for college credits you already have

*The in-state rate does not apply to courses that NVU Online students take from other Vermont State Colleges System institutions or for non-Vermont students utilizing the face-to-face advising model or pursuing the hybrid B.S. in Early Childhood Education degree. 

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Early Childhood Education (B.S.) 90% Online Degree

ECE Program Overview

  • To complete the program in five semesters, an associate's or bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution is required. Students are also required to take at least nine credits of 3000 and/or 4000 level Liberal Studies courses in addition ECE coursework, if not already earned elsewhere.
  • 2,000 hours of documented work experience with children from birth-age 5
  • Completion of Intro to Early Childhood Education course.
  • Students who have completed the Community College of Vermont Early Childhood Education program will have the easiest transition into the NVU ECE program because of an articulation agreement between NVU and CCV.

As part of successful completion of the program, you will obtain a B.S. in early childhood education and be recommended for licensure as a birth-to-age-five teacher in the state of Vermont. You will also complete and pass a Level 1 Licensure Portfolio, take and pass the PRAXIS Core test, and demonstrate their status as a highly qualified teacher in Vermont for birth to age five.  

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