Associate Degree On Campus Online

Early Childhood Education

Post University

24 months
28250 USD/year
28250 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Help young children grow and learn through purposeful play! With an Associate of Science in Early Childhood Education (ECE) from Post University, you can pursue a position or a promotion in a variety of early childhood education jobs, paraprofessional, home visitor, parent educator, family service worker, social service specialist, family resource center worker or in-home care provider (nanny).


Many of our graduates go on to complete their Bachelor of Science in Child Studies at Post University. Completion of the Associate degree in Early Childhood Education at Post University may not only lead you to your Bachelor’s degree but also prepare you for one of many career advancements.


Through a reflective and challenging curriculum, rich class discussions, applied learning assignments, and field experiences in early childhood settings, our Associate in Early Childhood Education program helps you gain:  

  • core knowledge of the characteristics and developmental stages of infants, toddlers, preschoolers, kindergarteners, and children through age eight;
  • understanding and appreciation of diverse families, cultures and communities; 
  • appropriate skills and techniques to support the optimal growth of young children developing typically as well as those with special needs. 

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • College Writing
  • Literature and Composition
  • Social Studies in Early Childhood Education Classrooms
  • Children's Literature and Language Arts
  • Teaching Exceptional Learners
  • Home, School and Community 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 SCH


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Post University welcomes international applicants. Prospective international applicants must submit an application and copies of official secondary and/or college transcripts. 
  • All foreign documents must be in English and receive an evaluation to ensure the applicant meets United States educational standards. 
  • Students must submit documentation of proficiency in the English language, such as TOEFL, IELTS, or DuoLingo scores. The TOEFL score for the undergraduate program should be a 75 or higher and for the graduate program it should be an 80 or higher. 
  • The IELTS score should be 6.0 or higher for the undergraduate program and a 6.5 or higher for admission to the graduate program. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    28250 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 28250 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    28250 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 28250 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Waterbury

1100 - 1600 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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