How to Find a Local Degree Program

Congratulations on your interest in pursuing a higher education! Santa Barbara County offers a variety of degree programs to help you reach your educational goals. Selecting a University is a big decision, you will spend the next few years building your knowledge base by investing time and money into your studies. Here are a few tips on how to select a degree program. Click here to view the tip sheet.

Local Degree Programs

All degree programs listed below are WASC Accredited. Click each contact below to send an email to the Admissions Counselor for that program.

Bachelor’s Degree Program Options:
▪ Antioch University – B.A. Liberal Studies, with a Concentration in Child Development & Education (CDE) contact
▪ Brandman University – B.A. Early Childhood Development contact
▪ University of LaVerne – B.S. Child Development  contact
▪ California State University, Channel Islands – B.A. Early Childhood Studies  contact

Master’s Degree Programs
▪ Brandman University – M.A. Education, Leadership in Early Childhood Education
▪ University of LaVerne – M.S. Child Development
▪ University of California, Santa Barbara – M.A. Education, Specialization in Early Childhood Education Leadership 

This information is changed on an ongoing basis. Please contact us for the latest updates.