It has been said that teaching is the profession that teaches all the other professions. Educators have the important job of laying the groundwork for a generation of young children to grow into successful adults. Earning an associate degree in early childhood education is an important first step for anyone who is looking to pursue a career in this field.
Post University's Online Associate of Science in Early Childhood Education Degree program course work is offered online for those students wishing to pursue education through technology. Guest speakers, hands-on experiences, and the use of the latest classroom technologies and materials prepare our students to meet the needs of diverse populations of young children in a multicultural society.
Our Online Associate of Science in Early Childhood Education Degree program combines the strengths of a traditional New England University education with the convenience and flexibility of online learning. You will benefit from regular contact with and feedback from professors, as well as the opportunity to learn from and interact with other working professionals. Our highly interactive online classes are offered in eight-week modules, six times a year, making it possible for you to complete your degree in less time without sacrificing quality.
Those who graduate with an associate degree in early childhood education from Post University are prepared to enter a career working with young children in an early childhood setting. Students also will apply their knowledge of young children in real-life early childhood education settings by participating in three field experiences.
To learn more about Post University Online Associate of Science in Early Childhood Education Degree program, please complete the inquiry form at the top of the page or call 800.345.2562.
Accelerate your career with an Online Associate of Science in Early Childhood Education Degree from Post University.
|EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION ACCELERATED DEGREE PROGRAM FAST FACTS|
|STUDENTS IN THIS ACCELERATED DEGREE PROGRAM||1146|
|AVERAGE CLASS SIZE||12|
|AVERAGE NUMBER OF TRANSFERRED CREDITS||15|
|2011-2012 PROGRAM COMPLETERS||36|
|2011-2012 PROGRAM COMPLETERS IN NORMAL TIME||94%|
|NORMAL PROGRAM COMPLETION TIME||3.5 years*
*ADP students who do not transfer in any credits and take one course each module will complete this program in 3.5 years.
|AVERAGE PROGRAM COMPLETION TIME
|2012 PLACEMENT RATE||83%|
|DEGREE PROGRAM COST|
|60-Credit Degree Program Tuition*||$29,400|
|Room and Board||N/A|
|Approximate Program Text Book Cost||$3,000|
|*This is the cost of the entire degree program using current tuition rates. Actual program cost will vary depending on the amount of financial aid provided and whether or not students transfer in any credits.|
|OCCUPATIONS (This degree will prepare you for careers including, but not limited to, the ones listed below.)|
|Child Care Workers||http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/39-9011.00|
|Preschool Teachers, except Special Education||http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/25-2011.00|
|MEDIAN LOAN DEBT|
|Number of Borrowers||9|
|Median Federal Loan Debt||$23,746|
|Median Private Loan Debt||$3,000|
|Median Institutional Loan Debt||$0|
|Median Cumulative Debt||$23,746|