Working with young children is one of the most challenging and rewarding career choices you can make. Young children benefit from having a nurturing caregiver and a safe learning environment in which they take an active role in the learning process. If you are a passionate person who loves working with young children and has a heart for education – the ECE program is the program for you!
You can learn when and where you want with our 100 percent online program that features a robust curriculum including the most up-to-date teaching and learning processes. Our students benefit from small class sizes ensuring one-on-one time with your instructor.
For detailed tuition information, student outcomes and statistics, view our Gainful Employment Disclosures for Diploma or Degree in Early Childhood Education.
Courses offered through the Early Childhood Education program were developed to lay a foundation in a large scope of learning and teaching concepts for young children, including classes in:
Child Growth and Development
Social Emotional Development and Guidance
Language and Literacy
Creative Art, Movement and Expression
Our program prepares you to work in a variety of childcare facilities including public and at-home daycares, preschools and learning centers in a variety of positions such as teachers and teacher assistants, center directors and owner-operators of at-home centers.
Online classes offer greater flexibility than traditional on-ground classes because you learn on your time. So what are you waiting for?
THE AOS ADVANTAGE
The Early Childhood Education program is offered as a degree or diploma program. We recommend adding the degree track for the advantages it affords:
Increases your chances of attaining employment, as most employers favor those with a degree.
AOS classes improve your critical thinking, writing and research skills. These skills will help you advance as an educator.
Increase your chances of attaining management level positions in the industry.