in Early Childhood
Associate of Science Degree in Early Childhood Education
Boost your qualifications in the early child development industry by earning an Associate of Science Degree in Early Childhood Education. The Associate Degree in Early Childhood Education is a 60-credit-hour, program that provides 24 credit hours of general education plus specialized education in a student’s focus area. It covers theories and practical knowledge for young children's development, including: physical, social, emotional, and cognitive development, cultural intelligence, connecting with families and communities, curriculum development and more.
For students pursuing a Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential™, coursework can be applied toward the formal education requirement.
At Theoria Technical College, enrollment in the Early Childhood Education Associate Degree program is not dependent upon submission of standardized test scores. A high school diploma or equivalent is the only prerequisite for admission.
Students seeking an AS degree in Early Childhood Education from Theoria Technical College using transfer credits from another college can transfer in up to a maximum of 36 units. We will evaluate requests for transfer credit by the admitted student based on previous coursework completed at other regionally accredited institutions. The previous course work must equivalent to the course in Theoria’s Early Childhood Education program and must have been completed within the past five years. Regarding the Transfer of Theoria Credits to Other Schools No school can guarantee that credits from courses are transferable. Transfer of credits is always at the discretion of the receiving school and depends on the comparability of curricula.
For AS Degree program information, tuition, and student requirements:
Students entering into the Early Childhood Education Associates Degree program are eligible to receive transfer credit for up to 36 GE and Major courses from previous graduate institutions.
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Use your already earned ECE units from Theoria to go towards your degree in early childhood education.