Associate Degree in
Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Education
Concordia University, St. Paul Global
Full time, Part time
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In the fully online, 64-credit-hour Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Education from Concordia University, St. Paul, you'll acquire the fundamental knowledge you need to pursue a career as an educator while gaining additional insight into the developmentally appropriate curriculum and learning environments for children. You can complete the degree in two years by transferring a maximum of 30 credit hours.
Concordia University, St. Paul's early childhood education associate degree is accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation and meets the standards of the Child Development Associate National Credentialing program. These professional associations ensure high quality and educational innovation.
In the coursework for the associate degree in early childhood education, you will study growth and development through the theories of Piaget, Erickson, and other experts. Topics include the biological growth and development of children, developmentally appropriate practices for working with children, and the effect that play has on development.
In addition to financing your online education with federal student aid and private loans, CSP Global offers online students a tuition discount. In addition, transfer students could receive $2,000 or more through partnerships and student awards. Concordia University, St. Paul and CSP Global is also a Military Friendly® institution. With no application fee and a free transfer credit evaluation, now is a great time to start your education journey with CSP Global.