Early Childhood Care and Education, Associate Degree | Online | American Public University | United States
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Associate Degree Online

Early Childhood Care and Education

24 months
Duration
285 USD/credit 8550 USD/year
285 USD/credit 8550 USD/year
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About

The Early Childhood Care and Education Associate Degree (AD) at the American Public University prepares you to work with young children from birth to 5 years of age in a variety of private and public childcare and educational settings.

Overview

Course Details

Make a difference in the life of a young child with the Early Childhood Care and Education Associate Degree (AD) at the American Public University.

APU’s early childhood education degree teaches you how to plan and implement programs aimed at the healthy development of children from birth to age 5. Courses examine early childhood care and education, infant-toddler development, special needs education, preschool education, and parenting. Class activities in this online early childhood education associate degree program could include developing a child care business plan, planning a parent workshop, and creating a parent newsletter. Faculty with practical experience in early childhood education guide your learning.

Courses also can help you prepare to pursue the Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential, administered by the Council for Professional Recognition.

What You Will Do

  • Become well versed in the theories and practice of caring for and educating young children
  • Explore current trends to ensure you are well equipped to help infants, toddlers, and preschool-age children grow and develop to their full potential
  • Complete real-life assignments to practice your skills and get feedback

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Observation Techniques
  • Childhood Educational Development
  • Infant and Toddler Programs
  • The American Family
  • Infant-Toddler Development
  • Special Needs Students

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 84 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.
More details

Courses Start Monthly

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • All APU undergraduate programs require a minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent (i.e. GED).
  • Please read all undergraduate admission requirements before applying to this program and be prepared to submit the required documentation.
  • There is no fee to complete the APU admission application.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    8550 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 285 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    8550 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 285 USD per credit during 24 months.

$250 with military grant

Funding

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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