This online Associate of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies/Early Childhood Development degree program was created for those individuals who are looking for a flexible online option for gaining the relevant knowledge that are needed for becoming a certified professional who have the skills that are needed for working with infants, toddlers, and pre-school and kindergarten-aged children in a daycare or educational setting.
This is an ideal degree for those who are currently working in the child care industry, and who are looking for a flexible online option for gaining credentials that are needed for taking their career to the next level.
Throughout the course of this online degree in early childhood development, students will learn about infant and toddler development, nutrition, health, and special-needs care, and be introduced to subjects such as childhood education, creative activities, and curriculum planning.
Highlights of this online early education degree program, include:
- A career development course in which you will explore possible career paths and develop job application and interview skills
- Core courses in communications, history, mathematics, social and applied sciences, software applications, and writing
- A capstone project demonstrating the knowledge and skills students acquired during their course of study
Based on a foundation of Interdisciplinary Studies, this early childhood education program will aid students in developing the advanced knowledge and degree that is needed for meeting their employment or higher-education goals.
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission