Associate of Applied Science in Early Childhood Education
University of Alaska Fairbanks

Program Details

University of Alaska Fairbanks offers an online Associate of Applied Science in Early Childhood Education. With the field rapidly growing, there is a need for professionals who have skillsets working with young children. Careers can involve working in preschools, nurseries, or other childcare facilities.


  • Most applicants to certificate and associate degree programs are not required to submit high school or college transcripts, but all are strongly encouraged to do so
  • Transfer students who want to receive credit for prior work must submit official transcripts
  • Certificate and associate degree applicants with fewer than 30 semester credit hours must submit the results of the ACT Plus Writing, SAT or ACCUPLACER test taken within the last two years for English and composition placement
  • Students will also need to submit ALEKS test scores taken within the last year for placement into math, DEVM or any course that requires a math prerequisite

School Accreditation Statement

Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities