Your Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood Education Administration prepares you for a career in early childcare administration. You will complete coursework in organizational behavior and management, childhood development, and curricula and program administration. When you complete the required coursework, you will be well acquainted with the education industry, be highly trained in various theories of childhood development, and exhibit advanced organizational management skills.
Total Credits Required
120 Semester Credit Hours (52 General Education; 39 Major Program; 29 Electives)
High school diploma. If no high school degree was earned, applicants may be admitted with a minimum of 60 transferable credits from an appropriately accredited postsecondary institution as defined by Ashford University transfer credit policies.
Asynchronous online classroom
Specific Technology Requirements
General Hardware: 256 Mb RAM, CD-ROM, 1 Gb free space. PC Requirements: Windows 2000, NT, or XP. Mac Requirements: OSX or 10.2
Broadband Internet connection (DSL, cable, or other); Web Browser: Firefox 3.0 or higher, Internet Explorer 8.0 or higher, Safari 4.0 or higher, or Chrome
Outlook, Outlook Express, Mac Mail, Eudora, Entourage, or Yahoo/Hotmail/Google mail required.
Productivity Software: Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel 2007 or higher
You can transfer up to 99 semester credits (148.5 quarter credits) to help fulfill your degree requirements.
Students must be 22 or older to enter the program. It is possible to receive approval from the Registrar's Office through the "Under 22 Appeal" process.Successful completion and graduation from the Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood Education Administration is not intended to lead to certification or licensure in any state. It is the student's responsibility to determine any individual state's certification or licensure requirements.