Granite State College: University System of New Hampshire

Early Childhood Education (A.S.)

The Associate in Science degree in Early Childhood Education has been designed to provide a thorough understanding of the young child. The program creates a broad perspective on child and family development patterns.  Students develop skills to guide children in their early education.

Students will:

  • attain proficiency in basic concepts, theories, writing and methods in early childhood education.
  • evaluate ethical principles of early childhood education.
  • prepare for a seamless transition to the Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education program with New Hampshire teacher certification in Early Childhood (N-3) and Early Childhood Special Education (Birth-Age 8).

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