The online Diploma in Early Childhood Education program prepares individuals to work with children from birth through age eight in diverse learning environments. Coursework includes child growth and development; physical/nutritional needs of children; care and guidance of children; and communication skills with families and children. Students will foster the cognitive/language, physical/motor, social/emotional and creative development of young children. Graduates are prepared to plan and implement developmentally appropriate programs in early childhood settings and find employment in child development and child care programs, preschools, public and private schools, recreational centers, Head Start Programs, and school-age programs.
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Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationHigh School or Equivalent
Admission TestsACT/SAT, Placement Test
Official High School Transcript/GED Score