The College of Education offers an on-campus Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood & Family Studies (ECFS) and an online Bachelor of Arts in Early Care and Education (ECE). Academic advisers and enrollment coaches are available to answer questions about the programs we offer, admission requirements, and applications processes. 

Prospective Student Advising for ECE 

Prospective students interested in the ECE Program may contact an Enrollment Coach.

Prospective Student Advising for ECFS 

Effective Spring 2018 the name of the ECFS Online Program will change to

Early Care and Education

The new name will apply for all students entering the program beginning Autumn 2018.

If you're currently enrolled at UW and seeking information about the ECFS Major, please see the Advising web page for information on how to meet with Lisa Murakami, Academic Adviser.
If you're considering applying to the UW and the ECFS Major, please contact Scott Weatherman, Asst Director of Undergraduate Advising. Scott is available for phone appointments and in-person appointments at the UW Seattle campus, click here to schedule now. Many questions about the application requirements and application process can be answered by reviewing the information on the Apply Now and FAQ web pages.

Information for Transfer Students

To find out how courses from a Washington state community or technical college will transfer to the University of Washington (UW), access the UW Equivalency Guide for Washington Community and Technical Colleges and review the UW Admissions website specific to transfer students.

Every Thursday, prospective students interested in transferring to the UW are invited to campus to attend Transfer Thursday and learn more about UW admissions, academic areas of study, and other topics such as financial aid and housing. Learn more»


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