Earn a Bachelor’s Degree in Education

​​T​​his degree will equip you for a career in education — whether your goal is to teach our earliest learners in early childhood centers or students in PK-12 public schools.

The launch of the new School of Education marks an exciting time for higher education throughout Dallas County and our state. As the first community college in the state of Texas approved to offer a bachelor’s degree, we have employer partnerships that provide a pipeline to employment for our students. That means more job opportunities for less tuition than completing your degree at a university.

How To Get Started

Ready to to take the leap? Follow these steps to become eligible for the most affordable bachelor’s degree in the state of Texas.

To apply to the Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education (B.A.S. ECE) program, you should:

  1. Create your Apply Texas account.
  2. Once created, select Dallas College (under the Two-Year School tab).
  3. Once selected, it will ask you to confirm your school. Click confirm.
  4. Next, there is a drop-down menu where you selet your major. Choose the bachelor's degree in Four-Year Degrees.

Not quite ready? Check out our other pathways to teaching, like the Teacher Assistant program or Substitute Teacher certification.

An African American teacher energetically teaches a group of diverse and engaged students

For more information about registering, please contact AskSOE@dcccd.edu.


The most valuable experience I’ve had is the ability to interact with the teachers who are like me and have had my same experience as a Latina student. It gives me a lot of hope knowing I can provide for my family. There’s opportunity out there, and if I can do this, you can do it, too.”
Kimberly Argueta
Dallas College
School of Education student