Developed especially for professionals working in childcare settings and preschools, our ONLINE associate’s degree will fit your busy life! Coursework concentrates on child development, developmentally appropriate practices for young children, and child guidance strategies. Learn about it today and try it in your own classroom tomorrow!Depending on your educational and career goal, two focus areas are available: Infant-Toddler: Children Birth-to-age 3Preschool: Children ages 3-5All your coursework will be very interactive and you’ll love building relationships with other students like you from around the country and the world. All Early Childhood courses are available in English or Spanish.
Total Credits Required
90 credit hours, 27 of which are in general education courses. Students must receive a C or better in all licensure courses and must maintain a 2.5 or higher GPA overall.
No previous college course work: 2 letters of recommendation, completed application, no SAT/ACT scores required. Transfer students: 2.5 GPA from community college. Otherwise, may enter associate's program to complete any missing credits and raise GPA. AAS credits count toward the online BSEd. in ECE (0-5).
Class videos available online; If you don’t have hi-speed internet access, DVDs are available for loan from our online bookstore.video conference; web interaction; e-mail correspondence.
The program has agreements with the following institutions to allow easy transfer of credits: 4C for Children, Central Ohio Tech College, Cincinnati State, Department of Defense, Flint River Tech College, Great Oaks Inst of Tech and Career Development, National Head Start Association, Middle Georgia Tech College, North Central State College, Sandersville Technical College, Southern State Community College, Trenholm State Technical College.
This program has a bi-lingual (Spanish-English) student advisor on staff.