Early Care and Education Programs

Associate Degree

The Early Care and Education program is designed for students who wish to pursue a career in Early Childhood Education. The Associate Degree is organized with standards from the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). Students pursuing the Associate Degree in Applied Science in Early Care and Education are encouraged to transfer to a four-year institution to ...
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he Early Care and Education program is designed for students who wish to pursue a career in Early Childhood Education. The Associate Degree is organized with standards from the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). Students pursuing the Associate Degree in Applied Science in Early Care and Education are encouraged to transfer to a four-year institution to ...
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Diploma

The Early Childhood Development diploma program offers students a basic understanding of the needs of young children. The diploma is organized with standards from the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). Students are trained to implement quality pre-school programming. They also learn growth and development principles, teaching methods, health, safety and nutrition, discipline techniques, and developmentally-appropriate curriculum methods for promoting effective family/program partnerships. Graduates of this program are qualified for employment in ...
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Certificates

The Early Childhood Development Certificate program prepares students for employment in educational programs for young children such as child development centers and nursery schools. This certificate is organized with standards from the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). Students obtain a basic understanding of the needs of young children and are trained to implement quality pre-school programming. They also learn growth and development principles and discipline techniques. Special Admissions Requirements• Meet the ...
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