Early Childhood Education

Associate Degree

Early Childhood Education Associate Degree

Program Overview

Earn your Associate Degree in Early Childhood Education — at home, at your own pace, with Penn Foster College.

There are certain skills you need to begin a career in Early Childhood Education. With Penn Foster College, you can earn your Associate Degree in Early Childhood Education quickly and conveniently.

Your courses include:

  • Fundamentals of Early Childhood Education
  • Essentials of Psychology
  • Language and Literacy Development in Young Children
  • Curriculum for Early Childhood Education
  • Health, Safety, and Nutrition

And you’ll earn your Associate Degree in Early Childhood Education at home — no classroom required.

Start a rewarding career in the growing field of Early Childhood Education.

Why earn an online Associate Degree in Early Childhood Education? With the right credentials, you can work for an age-appropriate Early Childhood Education program.

The need for Early Childhood Education services is growing along with the number of after-school and summer programs. Opportunities in this career field are expected to increase nearly 11% through 2018.* This means more opportunity for you!

State Licensing Requirements
State education requirements vary for Early Childhood Education professionals. Penn Foster recommends you check with the licensing agency in your state for specific requirements. Also, a background check may be required for employment in child day care centers and schools.  

Contact Penn Foster College Today.
We’ll send you FREE information with absolutely no obligation! Find out more about earning your distance learning Associate Degree. Which includes:

  • Textbooks and learning aids
  • Unlimited Instructional support
  • Free online library
  • Access to student services by phone and email

* Growth figures represent a ten-year period ending 2018. Source: "National Industry-Occupation Employment Matrix," a publication of the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.