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 GPAs 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.