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Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Education

Program Details

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 desire to gain further insight into the foundational principles of education should learn the necessary skills to enter an education program. The A.A. in Early Childhood Education aims to equip students with a firm understanding of early educational development and behavior to advance in career aspirations.  

As a student of The School of Education, a focused curriculum will cover the current trends practiced in private and public schools, while emphasizing a solid foundation in theories and methodology of a Christian based commitment. Students will assist fellow educators in the arenas of Christian schools, churches and home schooling. Liberty University's Associates of Arts in Early Childhood Education degree serves as the solid foundation for successful students to gain a higher education by preparing for the Bachelor of Science in Education.


  • High school diploma or its equivalent
  • Official transcripts

Accreditation & Licensing

Liberty University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges. This is the regional accrediting body for southern states.

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)


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