Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education

The Early Childhood Education Associate in Science degree program provides the educational background and supervised training for students interested in working with young children. It emphasizes developmentally appropriate practice and has a child-centered focus. Students learn and apply theory with hands-on experience in a required practicum, after completing 24 program credits. The practicum must be in early care and education programs for children.

Teaching Credentials: 
EEC Director I Certification, EEC Director II Certification, EEC Lead Teacher Certification, EEC Teacher Certification
Course Delivery Format: 
Face-to-Face, Traditional Day Program, Evening and Weekends, Online, Hybrid (Face-to-Face + Online), Distance Learning
Alternative Credit Options: 
Credit considered for CDA, Credit for Prior Learning, Transfer Credits Accepted