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Associate of Arts Programs in Early Childhood Education

Many people obtain an Associate of Arts degree to gain specialized skills and knowledge for their chosen career path. These programs are most commonly found at junior or community college and take about two years to complete. What is an Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Education? The area of focus is on the development, care and teaching of children prior to beginning their primary education.… Read more

Many people obtain an Associate of Arts degree to gain specialized skills and knowledge for their chosen career path. These programs are most commonly found at junior or community college and take about two years to complete.

What is an Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Education? The area of focus is on the development, care and teaching of children prior to beginning their primary education. The subjects a student might study would cover foundations in child development, how to work with gifted or exceptional children and the impacts of family dynamics on child development. Often, there are opportunities for hands-on experience to build skills and gain certifications along with the degree.

The ability to communicate with children, understand their behavior and understand that each family has a unique dynamic can help students with their own families as much as it can in their career. Even students who don’t have children of their own can apply these concepts with friends and family members.

The overall cost of this degree will be based on several factors that will be individual to each participant. The school, the location, whether the student will be attending full time or part time and grants or scholarships will influence the final total.

Career opportunities provided by an Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Education are ideal for anyone who likes working with children. It provides an advantage to candidates applying for roles as nanny, pre-school teacher or caregiver at a childcare center. It may open the door to coordinator opportunities with museums, parks and other recreational organizations. Holding such a degree can also help when seeking opportunities within the public or non-profit environment, such as social services.

Options for online classes have become popular and make it possible for students to attend schools anywhere in the world, as well as providing some schedule flexibility. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Cankdeska Cikana Community College
Fort Totten, USA

The Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Education focuses on providing students with the knowledge, skills, and training required to prepare educators to work with young chil ... +

The Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Education focuses on providing students with the knowledge, skills, and training required to prepare educators to work with young children. -
Associate of Arts
Sep 2021
Campus
 
Shasta Bible College & Graduate School
Redding, USA

The AA in Early Childhood Education is designed for students who wish employment as a preschool director or open their own preschool or daycare facility.

The AA in Early Childhood Education is designed for students who wish employment as a preschool director or open their own preschool or daycare facility. -
Associate of Arts
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 
Clinton College
Rock Hill, USA

The major purpose of the A.A. in Early Childhood Development is to provide students with fundamental understandings of the typical and atypical development of young children, ... +

The major purpose of the A.A. in Early Childhood Development is to provide students with fundamental understandings of the typical and atypical development of young children, the criticality of family-community partnerships, current findings of the interrelationships of health, safety, and nutrition for the developing child, and the nature of learning through different kinds of experiences. -
Associate of Arts
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 

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Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute
Albuquerque, USA

The Early Childhood Education Program provides students access to knowledge, skills, and professionalism surrounding the field of early childhood education and family and comm ... +

The Early Childhood Education Program provides students access to knowledge, skills, and professionalism surrounding the field of early childhood education and family and community development to assure the provision of quality services that address Native American families' complex needs in the 21st century. -
Associate of Arts
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 
Union County College
Cranford, USA

This program is offered through Liberal Arts for students who wish to prepare themselves for an Associate degree or wish to transfer and earn a baccalaureate degree in Early C ... +

This program is offered through Liberal Arts for students who wish to prepare themselves for an Associate degree or wish to transfer and earn a baccalaureate degree in Early Childhood Education or Elementary Education. -
Associate of Arts
Full-time
English
Sep 2021
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
Hartnell College
Salinas, USA

The Child Development Center Laboratory for Child Study supports the Hartnell College mission by serving as an observation and training site, giving Hartnell students the oppo ... +

The Child Development Center Laboratory for Child Study supports the Hartnell College mission by serving as an observation and training site, giving Hartnell students the opportunity to observe, interact with, and study preschool children in an environment which utilizes varied teaching strategies and methods to assure developmentally appropriate experiences for young children. -
Associate of Arts
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 
College Of Southern Maryland
La Plata, USA

The Associate of Arts in Teaching (AAT) Early Childhood Education program is designed for students preparing to transfer to a four-year institution to obtain a bachelor's degr ... +

The Associate of Arts in Teaching (AAT) Early Childhood Education program is designed for students preparing to transfer to a four-year institution to obtain a bachelor's degree and Maryland teacher certification in Early Childhood Education Birth to Grade 3. -
Associate of Arts
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 

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