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Associate Degree in Early Childhood Education

The Associate Degree in Early Childhood Education prepares students for a variety of careers in the area of early childhood.  The coursework focuses on the development, care, and education of young children and prepares students, education professionals, and career changers with the education, skills, and training they need to work in public school VPK programs, Head Start, and child care facilities. All student who graduate with an A.S. degree in Early Childhood Education will also graduate with a Specialization certificate in at least one of the following areas.

Early Childhood Education Specialization Tracks:

  • Infant-Toddler
  • Preschool
  • Child Care Center Management
  • Child Development Early Intervention

Career Options for Graduates:

  • Child Care Director
  • Child Care Teacher
  • Infant/Toddler Teacher
  • Preschool Teacher
  • Assistant Teacher
  • Licensing Specialist
  • Public School Paraprofessional
  • Parent Educator
  • Resource and Referral Specialist
  • Early Childhood Curriculum Specialist

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