Early Childhood Education

AAS-T in Early Childhood Education
This is a dual-purpose degree that is intended to prepare students for employment in Early Childhood Education programs such as Head Start, childcare or preschool settings, and for transfer to specific baccalaureate degree programs. These include: Evergreen State College, University of Phoenix (BSM), Seattle Pacific University (Professional Studies Degree), and Washington State University (Human Development). It is strongly recommended that students contact the baccalaureate granting institution early in their Associate in Applied Science-T in Early Childhood Education about additional requirements and procedures for admission. Students must earn a cumulative grade point average of at least a 2.0. Please note that higher GPA's and course grades are often required.

Associate in Applied Arts and Sciences Degree in Early Childhood Education
This technical degree prepares the student for immediate careers as early childhood educators, paraeducators, preschool teachers, and child care professionals. It can be utilized by individuals planning to enter their chosen career upon graduation or for the individual who is interested in improving current skills and knowledge.

Early Childhood Education (General)
This short certificate of specialization is part of a Early Childhood Education statewide credential career lattice for Early Care and Education professionals.

Early Childhood Education - State Certificate
This one-year certificate is part of a Early Childhood Education statewide credential career lattice for Early Care and Education professionals.

Early Childhood Education: Administration
This short certificate of specialization is part of a Early Childhood Education statewide credential career lattice for Early Care and Education professionals.

Early Childhood Education: Family Child Care
This short certificate of specialization is part of a Early Childhood Education statewide credential career lattice for Early Care and Education professionals.

Early Childhood Education: Infant/Toddler Care
This short certificate of specialization is part of a Early Childhood Education statewide credential career lattice for Early Care and Education professionals.

Early Childhood Education: Initial Certificate
The Early Childhood Education Initial Certificate is a state wide credential for early care and education professionals.

Early Childhood Education: School Age Care
This short certificate of specialization is part of a Early Childhood Education statewide credential career lattice for Early Care and Education professionals.