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There are a variety of careers that require at least an Associate of Science degree to advance. Many of these jobs are quite technical, such as a veterinary technician or cyber security officer. An A.S. degree is a bridge to a higher paying or more rewarding career.

 

Those who pursue education as a career will undergo courses that are designed to train future educators. Fortunately, there is a wide variety of courses designed for students who wish to supplement any teaching credentials. These courses are offered at various institutions across the globe.

Education in the United States is mainly provided by the public sector, with control and funding coming from three levels: state, local, and federal, in that order. The common requirements to study at a higher education level in United States will include your admissions essay (also known as the statement of purpose or personal statement), transcript of records, recommendation/reference letters, language tests

Top Associate of Science Programs in Education in USA 2019/2020

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Illinois Eastern Community Colleges

IECC offers excellent transfer programs for students who wish to continue their education at a four-year college or university. The Associate in Science degree will ease ... [+]

Overview

IECC offers excellent transfer programs for students who wish to continue their education at a four-year college or university. The Associate in Science degree will ease the transition to a science-related baccalaureate degree program. After successful completion, a student can generally transfer with junior status. It is the student’s responsibility to work closely with an advisor so that electives are appropriate, transferable, and applicable to the student’s major at the transfer college or university.PROGRAM NOTE: The Illinois Community College Board approved changes to the Associate in Science degree on 9/18/2015 in order to smooth the transfer for STEM students into four-year institutions. The requirements below reflect those changes which became effective for new students beginning in Fall 2016. The changes increased the hours of mathematics and physical/life sciences at the community college level in order to better replicate the courses freshman and sophomore students are taking at a four-year university. This results in the likelihood of a student not completing all of the IAI General Education Core Curriculum at the community college, but completing post-transfer instead.... [-]

USA Robinson Olney Mount Carmel Fairfield  + 1 More
September 2020
Campus
Hawaii Community College

This program is designed to provide attitudes, skills, and knowledge for people who work with young children and their families in a variety of early childhood programs. ... [+]

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PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

This program is designed to provide attitudes, skills, and knowledge for people who work with young children and their families in a variety of early childhood programs. The Certificate of Competence (C.O.) or Certificate of Achievement (C.A.) prepares students for support roles in early childhood programs. An Associate in Science (A.S.) degree prepares students to be teachers or lead practitioners in early childhood programs.

Students taking Laboratory or Practicum courses are required to complete fingerprinting and pass the criminal history record checks.

This degree is fully articulated with the Bachelor of Arts in Social Science (with a concentration in Early Childhood Education) offered through the University of Hawai‘i West O‘ahu via Distance Education. Students interested in pursuing the BA degree with UH West O‘ahu are encouraged to meet with an Early Childhood Education advisor their first semester.... [-]

USA Hilo
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Part-time
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Irvine Valley College

The Child Development program is relevant for individuals pursuing various interests and goals, including early childhood education teachers, child development specialist ... [+]

Title 22 Requirements for Teachers

The Child Development program is relevant for individuals pursuing various interests and goals, including early childhood education teachers, child development specialists, and recreation leaders; those interested in professional careers providing services to children and families -- in children's centers, family day-care, recreational programs, special education programs, community agencies, health programs, and child advocacy; and those interested in marketing children's books, toys, magazines, and educational software. Parents and potential parents will also benefit from the program.

A Potential Major if You... Enjoy working with children and parents of diverse backgrounds Possess patience, emotional stability, good health, and physical stamina Can tolerate noise and confusion and remain levelheaded Are concerned about the welfare of children Can work independently and under close supervision Employment Outlook ... [-]
USA Irvine
September 2020
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Polk State College

The Associate in Science in Early Childhood Education and Management Program allows teacher candidates to earn two Polk State professional certificates and satisfy eligib ... [+]

The Associate in Science in Early Childhood Education and Management Program allows teacher candidates to earn two Polk State professional certificates and satisfy eligibility requirements to apply for two State of Florida credentials.

Teacher candidates may choose to continue their education beyond the certificate/credential level by earning the Associate in Science degree in Early Childhood Education and Management. This program consists of 60 credit hours. Of those, 18 hours are general electives, 39 hours are program core courses, and three hours are electives. The program curriculum focuses on providing teacher candidates with the knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary to deliver safe, healthy, and developmentally appropriate education for infants to preschool-age children.... [-]

USA Bartow Lake Wales Lakeland Winter Haven  + 1 More
September 2020
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Citrus College

Early Childhood Education focuses on the teaching and care of young children by providing the theoretical background of child development and developmentally appropriate ... [+]

Early Childhood Education focuses on the teaching and care of young children by providing the theoretical background of child development and developmentally appropriate practices of education of young children. Students who complete this degree may enter with junior status to the California State University system, and will be given priority admission to our local CSU campus.

Students receiving this transfer degree must meet the following requirements:

Completion of 60 semester units or 90 quarter units that are eligible for transfer to the California State University, including both of the following:

(A) The Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) or the California State University General Education-Breadth Requirements.... [-]

USA Los Angeles
September 2020
Full-time
Part-time
Campus
Richard Bland College of William & Mary Global Student Success Program

The Richard Bland College of William & Mary Global Student Success Program (GSSP) is equivalent to the first two years of a bachelor’s degree program. The GSSP consis ... [+]

The Richard Bland College of William & Mary Global Student Success Program (GSSP) is equivalent to the first two years of a bachelor’s degree program. The GSSP consists of for-credit coursework and provides an academic and cultural bridge from your high school experience to studying at a U.S. university.

Upon successful completion of the GSSP, you will receive your associate degree and will be eligible to transfer to one of 40+ well-ranked colleges and universities in Virginia, such as William & Mary, University of Virginia or Virginia Tech.

Program benefits: RBC student from day one No SAT or ACT required for admission Receive academic credits toward your undergraduate degree Small class sizes and additional student support provided Upon successful completion, you will be eligible to transfer to one of 40+ universities in Virginia GSSP: Associate of Science degree - 4 semesters Sample program ... [-]
USA Petersburg
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Full-time
4 semesters
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