Learn to excel at caring for and educating young children through this flexible, high-quality program. Students planning to transfer to a bachelor’s degree program should pursue the Associate of Arts in Liberal Arts in Early Childhood Education or Elementary Education.
Before enrolling in this program, you must meet the requirements listed below:
- Valid Arizona Identity Verified Fingerprint (IVP) Clearance Card
- TB Test (negative result or a negative chest x-ray)
- Verification of required Immunizations
What can I do with this degree?
Career Options: Become a teacher’s aide, lead teacher or director of a pre-school center, or open your own home child care center. Degree completion meets the criteria for the Arizona Early Childhood Workforce Career Lattice Level E.
Academic Options: This program may apply toward a Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS). See an advisor.
Center for Early Childhood Studies: 520-206-5245
Lead Faculty: 520-206-5107
Conditional Enrollment Program:
You will be eligible to enroll in CDA/ECE courses once you have completed the requirement listed above and the Department has authorized your enrollment. See the program director or advisor for more information.
Conditional Program/Major Codes: AASECS/9ECS