Online Bachelor of Arts in Education in Educational Studies - Early Childhood Education
Follow your passion for working with children by earning development and instructional skills with the early childhood education concentration of the online Bachelor of Arts in Education in educational studies from ASU. This program is tailored for individuals working in early-childhood settings such as Head Start, child development centers, preschools and private and public child care.
Next start date: 05/17/2021
Total classes: 40
Weeks per class: 7.5
Total credit hours: 120
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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.
ASU offers programs that lead to professional licensure with the state of Arizona and may allow graduates to be eligible for licensure in other states. Please check the professional licensure list for Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College to determine if this program meets requirements in your state. Note that not all programs within the Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College lead to professional licensure. Speak with an enrollment coach for more information.
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