Program Overview

The online AS in Early Childhood Education degree program from Post University is designed for students who love helping and watching kids grow and learn through play. Through rich class discussions, research assignments, and off-site learning opportunities, students learn appropriate skills and techniques to support the development of children aged birth through 8 years old. Graduates may pursue a variety of early childhood education careers such as: 

  • Paraprofessional
  • Lead teacher
  • Teaching assistant
  • Home visitor
  • Family service worker
  • Social service specialist
  • In-home care provider (nanny)

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    Program Details

    Degree Level: Associate

    Delivery Format: 100% Online

    Accelerated Degree: No

    Accreditation & Licensing

    New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education

    Requirements

    • Accredited high school diploma or GED equivalent recognized by the Department of Education
    • Official transcripts
    • Cumulative 2.0 GPA or above

    Restrictions

    Not available for students residing in: AZ, HI, ME, MN, and NM.

    School Overview

    Founded in 1890 the Matoon Shorthand School offered commercial education training such as typing, bookkeeping, business writing, and shorthand courses. Today, Post University offers high quality education in the form of traditional New England campus programs, completely online programs, and evening and weekend formats. 

    Online programs are designed for adult students wanting to make a career change, as well as those taking their first college course. Degrees include associate's, bachelor's, and master's degrees, along with certificate programs.

    Benefits include:

    • Enroll in coursework while you complete the application processes.
    • Work one-on-one with an admissions counselor.
    • Learn from the same faculty that teach on-campus counterparts.
    • Choose whether to complete your entire degree online or enroll in a hybrid option (part online and part on campus).
    • Online programs are offered in 8-week accelerated semesters with 24/7 support.

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