Bachelor of Applied Science in Early Childhood Development
Lewis-Clark State College

Program Details

The online Bachelor of Applied Science in Early Childhood Development program prepares students with skills to be qualified for numerous positions in the field of Early Childhood. The program emphasizes cognitive development, fine/gross motor physical development, social and emotional development, language and literacy development, and self-help skills for children birth through age eight. Early childhood educators provide care and plan learning experiences for children, while building important relationships with families and the community.

Potential career opportunities:

  • Director and/or administrator in early childhood programs
  • Mentor coach to early childhood teaching staff
  • Lead Teacher in early childhood classrooms
  • Early childhood intervention specialist
  • State quality systems consultant


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Official transcripts
  • ACT/SAT scores, if applicable
  • Criminal background check

School Accreditation Statement

Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities