Associate Degree in Early Childhood EducationDelaware County Community College (DCCC)
Associate Degree in Early Childhood Education - Delaware County Community College (DCCC)
This associate degree program prepares students to work with young children in a variety of early care and education settings. Graduates will be able to provide high quality educational environments that are inclusive of all children ages birth to 9. They will gain the necessary knowledge and skills to provide a developmentally appropriate, culturally responsive and inclusive early learning experience. At the completion of this degree, students are prepared to enter the early care and education workforce. Opportunities include working in childcare, young school age childcare, nursery schools and as teacher’s aides in public schools. This program of study also serves as a transfer pathway to earn teacher certification, Pre-kindergarten through 4th grade. Students wishing to earn teacher certification must transfer to a 4 year institution to earn a Bachelor's degree, Prekindergarten through 4th grade.
Students will develop a variety of skills throughout this course, including:
- Promoting child development and learning
- Developing strategies for building family and community relationships
- Observeing, documenting and assessing to support young children and families
- Using developmentally effective approaches for teaching and learning
- Using content knowledge to build meaningful curriculum
- Acting as an early childhood education professional.
To learn more about this course, contact DCCC via the information request button below.
For admission to DCCC, students must show proof of high school graduation.
Please contact DCCC via the information request form below to learn about the tuition and fees associated with this program.
Upon completion of this program, graduates will be awarded an Associate in Arts in Early Childhood Education from Delaware County Community College.
Delaware County Community College (DCCC)
Delaware County Community College (DCCC) is a public two-year college in Media, Pennsylvania, with a current enrollment of 12,500 students (including 200 international students from over 50 countries). Offering over 40 degree programs, students can complete a two-year associate degree...
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