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Associate of Science in Early Childhood Education

Program Details

The online AS in Early Childhood Education degree program from St. Petersburg College provides the knowledge and skills needed to work with young children, from providing a safe learning environment to helping children grow socially, emotionally, and academically. The curriculum focuses on:

  • Early childhood growth, development, and education
  • Observation and assessment techniques
  • Developmentally appropriate cognitive and creative activities
  • How to establish and maintain a safe, clean, and healthy learning environment
  • Guidance techniques and classroom management
  • How to identify child abuse and neglect
  • Legal, ethical, and professional responsibilities
  • Family interactions

Requirements

  • High school and/or college transcripts
  • SAT, ACT, or Placement Test scores

Accreditation & Licensing

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges