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Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education

Program Details

The online Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education program focuses on the knowledge and skills teachers need to meet the emerging standards for early childhood educators working with children from birth to Grade 3.  The curriculum meets the training requirements of the Child Development Associate (CDA) National Credentialing Program.  Courses include Growth and Development of Children, Best Practices in Early Childhood, and Role of Early Childhood Educator.


  • Official transcripts from a regionally accredited institution
  • Minimum 2.0 GPA
  • Official high school transcripts (for students with less than 20 college credits)
  • Personal statement

Accreditation & Licensing

Higher Learning Commission