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
- Observation Techniques
- Childhood Educational Development
- Infant and Toddler Programs
- The American Family
- Infant-Toddler Development
- Special Needs Students
- 24 months
- 84 months
Start dates & application deadlines
Courses Start Monthly
DisciplinesEducation Public Health Early Childhood Education View 217 other Bachelors in Public Health in United States
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- 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.
International8550 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 285 USD per credit during 24 months.
National8550 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 285 USD per credit during 24 months.
$250 with military grant
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.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.