List of Accredited Online Degrees

Students pursuing degrees in Education can specialize in several concentrations within the area of study. The field of Education is constantly in need of well trained and educated individuals to further teach an impressionable younger student body the core fundamentals in academics. Education degrees concentrations can be in elementary, secondary or post-secondary, special needs, technology or counseling and administrative roles.

A specific area of study in an Education degree program is Early Childhood education or also known as elementary education. Elementary education is an education level that includes kindergarten thru fifth grade. Most children enroll in elementary school starting with kindergarten (usually five to six years old) and finish secondary education with twelfth grade (usually eighteen years old). Education in elementary settings can range from public schooling, private institutions or home schooling. Student teachers will be responsible for creating lesson plans, disciplinary actions, fostering creativity as well as exude proper ethics and professional behavior.

Student pursuing education degrees with the concentration of elementary education can alleviate the growing need of well-trained and educated professionals, willing and able to inform, educate and influence the lives of children. Teachers, public or private, have the abilities to develop school aged children into socialized and intuitive individuals ready to take on the next level of education in high school or even college.

Graduates of an early childhood educational degree options will demonstrate the core abilities in basic education requirements in teaching, research, applied course work (internships, residencies, externships, work/study programs) and social activities of universities. Student teachers will be able to obtain entry-level career opportunities, teaching and substitute-teaching in addition to using the degree as foundation for further educational aspirations at the Masters or Doctorate level of education.

 

List of Accredited Online Degrees

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Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Education

Liberty University has designed the Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Education degree program to suit the busy lifestyles of working professional students in an online format. Students with a ...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Evangelical Christian

  • Degree Level:
    Associate
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    60
  • Credit Type:
    Per Semester Credit

AA in Early Childhood Education

Launch your education when you earn your online Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Education degree from Ashford University. Take the first steps toward qualifying for high-demand jobs in daycar...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Not applicable

  • Degree Level:
    Associate
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    67
  • Credit Type:
    Per Semester Credit

Early Childhood Education- AS Degree*

Online degree programs allow for students to earn their degree on a schedule that is suitable for them. The Early Childhood Education- AS Degree*, offered by Penn Foster College, introduces studen...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Primarily 2-year, Private for-profit
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Not applicable

  • Degree Level:
    Associate
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    63
  • Credit Type:

Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Care & Education

The Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Care and Education prepares you to work with young children from birth to 5 years of age in a variety of private and public childcare and educational setti...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Not applicable

  • Degree Level:
    Associate
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    61
  • Credit Type:
    Per Semester Credit

Early Childhood Education

The Kennebec Valley Community College offers an education degree with a concentration in early childhood. Students will have the opportunity to have hands on experiences with students through thei...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Public, 2-year
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Not applicable

  • Degree Level:
    Associate
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    63
  • Credit Type:

Early Childhood Education - AAS

The Associate in Applied Science in Early Childhood Education program at Lake Region State College offers the experience and education that is needed to provide quality care and instruction at chi...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Public, 2-year
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Not applicable

  • Degree Level:
    Associate
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    60
  • Credit Type:

Early Childhood Development (AAS)

Lewis-Clark State College offers an Associate of Applied Science in Early Childhood Development for students who wish to be educators at the early childhood level, which is from before Pre-K to th...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Public, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Not applicable

  • Degree Level:
    Associate
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    61
  • Credit Type:

A.A.S. in Early Childhood Education

An Associate of Applied Sciences in Early Childhood Education from the Hargrove School at Lincoln Christian University prepares its recipient for positions or careers in early care and educational...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Christian Churches and Churches of Christ

  • Degree Level:
    Associate
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    61
  • Credit Type:

AA Early Childhood Education

The Mayville State University offers an Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Education which provides opportunities for enrolled students to work with preschool teachers and children. Students wil...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Public, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Not applicable

  • Degree Level:
    Associate
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    73
  • Credit Type:

Early Childhood Educator (ECAS1)

Earn your degree in Early Childhood Educator (ECAS1) from Metropolitan Community College Area ...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Public, 2-year
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Not applicable

  • Degree Level:
    Associate
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    1005
  • Credit Type:

Education in the Early Years: Birth through Fourth Grade AA

The online Education in the Early Years - Birth through Fourth Grade AA information will be coming soon. ...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Public, 2-year
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Not applicable

  • Degree Level:
    Associate
  • Delivery format:
    Hybrid
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    61
  • Credit Type:

Early Childhood Education - AA

The Early Childhood Education Associate of Arts degree is looking for patient individuals who want to pursue a career with children. This program is designed to prepare students to seek employment...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Public, 2-year
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Not applicable

  • Degree Level:
    Associate
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    60
  • Credit Type:

Associate of Arts in Early Child Education

Nova Southeastern University, primarily located in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, offers an Associate of Arts in Early Child Education. The degree program is designed to emphasis and focus the key...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Not applicable

  • Degree Level:
    Associate
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    60
  • Credit Type:

Associate of Science in Early Childhood Education

Post University offers an Associate of Science in Early Childhood Education Degree that is well suited for students who wish to have a positive influence on the education of children from birth to...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private, For-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Not applicable

  • Degree Level:
    Associate
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    60
  • Credit Type:

Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Early Learning and Development

The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Early Learning and Development program is designed to prepare individuals to enter the workforce as Early Childhood Professionals and to assist individual...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Public, 2-year
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Not applicable

  • Degree Level:
    Associate
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    63
  • Credit Type:

Early Childhood Education (A.A.S.)

Roane State Community College currently offers an Early Childhood Education Associate’s Degree, which prepares students to work with children in various learning environments.  Students...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Public, 2-year
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Not applicable

  • Degree Level:
    Associate
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    60
  • Credit Type:

Early Childhood/Mild Intervention Associate Degree

Early childhood education, from Pre-kindergarten to elementary school, has been discovered over the past two decades to be the biggest indicator of success in school for children. Students who hav...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Roman Catholic

  • Degree Level:
    Associate
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    70
  • Credit Type:

A.A.S. in Early Childhood Education

The Associate of Applied Science in Early Childhood Education Degree offered by Southeastern Illinois College was created to give students the skills and knowledge with which to work with young ch...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Public, 2-year
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Not applicable

  • Degree Level:
    Associate
  • Delivery format:
    Hybrid
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    63
  • Credit Type:

Early Childhood Education

Taft College offers an Associate in Science Degree (A.S.) in Early Childhood Education.  The program requires at least 60 semester credit hours and a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or better.  To...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Public, 2-year
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Not applicable

  • Degree Level:
    Associate
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    60
  • Credit Type:

Early Childhood Development, Education and Management, A.S.

Tallahassee Community College offers an Associate’s degree (A.S.) in Early Childhood Development, Education and Management for anyone looking for careers in early childhood education, childcare fa...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Public, 2-year
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Not applicable

  • Degree Level:
    Associate
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    63
  • Credit Type:

Associate of Applied Science in Early Childhood Care and Education

  • Sector of Institution:
    Public, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Not applicable

  • Degree Level:
    Associate
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
  • Credit Type:

Associate’s Degree (AA) in Early Childhood Education

Vanguard University’s Associate’s degree in Early Childhood Education offers students the opportunity to earn their degree supported by experienced faculty who are invested in student&...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Assemblies of God Church

  • Degree Level:
    Associate
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    60
  • Credit Type:

Early Childhood Education (AS)

Allen County Community College offers an Associate of Science degree in Social Sciences with a specialization in Early Childhood Development for students who wish to be educators at the early chil...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Public, 2-year
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Not applicable

  • Degree Level:
    Associate
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    64
  • Credit Type:
    Per Semester Credit

Early Childhood Education (AAS)

Allen County Community College offers an Associate of Applied Science in Early Childhood Education for students interested in becoming an educator at the early childhood level, from early years as...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Public, 2-year
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Not applicable

  • Degree Level:
    Associate
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    60
  • Credit Type:
    Per Semester Credit

Associate in Science Early Childhood Education

Earn your degree in Associate in Science Early Childhood Education from Chaminade University of Honolulu...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Roman Catholic

  • Degree Level:
    Associate
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    60
  • Credit Type:
    credits

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