The A.S. in Early Childhood Education provides a thorough understanding of the young child. You’ll build skills to help guide children in their early education and learn about child and family development patterns. This degree prepares students for a smooth transition to the B.S. in Early Childhood Education with Teacher Certification, or the B.S. in Applied Studies Option in Human Services and Early Childhood Development.

Degree Program Details

An overview of what we offer, what you’ll learn, and how to get started.

Your Prior and Current Learning Counts

Many of our students can demonstrate college-level knowledge gained from military, workplace and volunteer-based training, and experiences. We are expert at helping students demonstrate learning and earning academic credit.

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Career Outlook

Because of critical shortages in education, employment opportunities are strong. There are many choices for specialization in Early Childhood Education. With an associate degree, you will have the opportunity to build towards future goals. If you love working with children, this is a rewarding career.