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Program Overview

The Early Childhood Education Associate in Science degree program provides the student with appropriate coursework in one of three tracks: Preschool, Infant-Toddler, or Administrator.

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Program Details

The A.S. degree is designed for students who are looking for immediate entry into a career upon graduation. Most program courses directly relate to the identified career area. The remaining courses are comprised of general education courses.

Students in this program may complete the Florida Child Care Professional Certificate (FCCPC), Advanced Director's Credential, and/or College Credit Certificates as part of their Associate in Science degree. Areas of study include:

  • Infant-Toddler Environments
  • High/Scope Approach
  • Developing Curriculum for Infants and Toddler
  • Working with Young Children with Special Needs

Career Prospects

Graduates of this program may find employment in roles such as:

  • Education Administrator
  • Preschool Teacher (Except Special Education)
  • Childcare Worker

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