With a degree, diploma or certificate in early childhood education, you will be ready to teach and care for children from birth to age eight. Job responsibilities can include planning and teaching.
The Early Childhood Education curriculum combines instruction with practicums under the supervision of qualified teachers. Students will learn theories that foster cognitive/language, physical/motor, social/emotional and creative development of young children.
Coursework includes child growth and development; physical/nutritional needs of children; care and guidance of children; and communication skills with parents and children.
The Early Childhood and School-Age Associate programs are accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC).
View 2020 NAEYC Annual Report Program Outcome Data