Diploma in Early Childhood Education
Stanly Community College

Program Details

The online Diploma in Early Childhood Education program from Stanly Community College prepares individuals to work with children from infancy through middle childhood in diverse, inclusive educational environments. Graduates possess the knowledge and skills needed to:

  • Create environments that are healthy, respectful, supportive, and challenging for all children
  • Design and implement developmentally effective curriculum that addresses all domains of learning
  • Support and empower all children, families, and communities through trusting and respectful reciprocal relationships
  • Use authentic assessment responsibly to make informed decisions to guide all children's learning
  • Communicate effectively using standard written and verbal skills when teaching
  • Utilize technology to enhance learning for all children
  • Serve as a leader, advocate, and professional in the field of early education


  • A high school diploma or GED is required

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Restricted States

Alaska, Arkansas, Idaho, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, New Mexico, Oklahoma, US Territories, Wyoming