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Online Associate of Science in Early Childhood Education Degree

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WHY CONSIDER AN ONLINE ASSOCIATE OF SCIENCE IN EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION DEGREE?


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.

THE ONLINE ASSOCIATE OF EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION DEGREE PROGRAM AT POST UNIVERSITY IS IDEAL FOR THOSE WHO WANT TO:

  • Gain the skills and experiences they'll need to succeed in a wide range of career opportunities in public, private and nonprofit organizations
  • Enhance self-awareness, build confidence and develop a strong sense of direction through a careful blend of Online Associate of Early Childhood Education Degree program courses, general education and elective courses
  • Participate in field experiences that offer real-life work experience before they graduate with their associate degree in early childhood education
  • Learn from our faculty members who have advanced degrees and years of relevant experience in the education field

BENEFITS OF THE ONLINE ASSOCIATE OF SCIENCE IN EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION DEGREE PROGRAM AT POST UNIVERSITY

  • Post University is an accredited New England university that has been providing quality education to its students since 1890.
  • Our Online Associate of Science in Early Childhood Education Degree can be completed entirely online—at a time and place that's convenient for you.
  • Our small classes are taught by faculty members who have advanced degrees and extensive real-world experience in their respective fields.
  • We offer a high-quality, career-focused online associate degree in early childhood education program that will make a real difference in your future career.
  • Our Online Associate of Science in Early Childhood Education Degree program features a curriculum that includes a strong focus on innovation, creativity and leadership. You won't be learning from static text on a page; you'll be part of a highly interactive, practice-based learning environment.
  • You will get a great return on your investment (ROI), earning a valuable degree at an affordable price.
  • You will have access to the University Writing Center and one-to-one online tutoring services at no additional charge.
  • All students can access technical help by phone, chat and email 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.

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.

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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
22 months
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
Nannies http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/39-9011.01
Preschool Teachers, except Special Education http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/25-2011.00
Teacher Assistants http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/25-9041.00
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