Next start date: 08/20/2020
Total classes: 40
Weeks per class: 7.5
Total credit hours: 120
The ASU Online Bachelor of Arts in Education with a focus in Educational Studies in Early Childhood Education provides students with experience in collaborative and reflective practice, develops leadership and critical thinking, and hones communication skills needed for working with children up to age five. Students of this early childhood education program must be working in an early-childhood setting to successfully complete the course work.
The early childhood education program does not lead to teacher certification, but it provides a pathway from an associate degree to a BAE. By earning a bachelor’s degree, students will advance their skills and gain the professional knowledge necessary to improve early childhood education and school readiness.
The curriculum focuses on early childhood development, instructional strategies, delivering highly individualized instruction, managing classrooms, and advocating for and leading early childhood and family resources.
Please note: the program does not lead to teacher certification.
Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College brings people and ideas together to increase the capabilities of individual educators and the performance of education systems. ASU is ranked #10 in the world in the subject area of education, according to the Academic Ranking of World Universities. Our college is ranked in the top 20 in the nation, according to the U.S. News & World Report 2020 Best Online Programs rankings. These peer-reviewed programmatic honors include:
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