Diploma in Early Childhood Education (D55220)

The Early Childhood Education curriculum prepares individuals to work with children from birth through eight in diverse learning environments. Students will combine learned theories with practice in actual settings with young children under the supervision of qualified teachers.

Course work includes child growth and development; physical/nutritional needs of children; care and guidance of children; and communication skills with parents and children. Students will foster the cognitive/language, physical/motor, social/emotional, and creative development of young children.

Graduates are prepared to plan and implement developmentally appropriate programs in early childhood settings. Employment opportunities include child development and child care programs, preschools, public and private schools, recreational centers, Head Start programs, and school-age programs.

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Refer to the catalog for the current suggested sequence of courses. The catalog is located here. You must see an advisor to register and enroll. The advisor will ensure you are placed in the right sequence of courses to meet your academic and program completion needs.



2011-2012 Gainful Employment Data
Early Childhood Education Diploma (D55220)
SOC Code(s)O*Net Occupations
25-2011.00Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education
25-2012.00Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education
Tuition and FeesBooks and SuppliesTotal Cost of Program
$3249$1598$5347
Normal Time to Complete / Semester Credit Hours
1.5 Year / 48
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