Shape the future, one child at a time, with an associate in early childhood education.

Our associate’s degree program in early childhood education is designed to prepare you to work in a rewarding field. With classes led by early childhood education professionals, this program combines traditional classroom learning and fieldwork, so you can take what you’ve learned and apply it in real-world settings. You’ll have lots of hands-on opportunities to build skills like planning age-appropriate environments, developing curricula, and creating activities that allow young children to understand the world around them.

After completing this program, you’ll be able to find work in a wide variety of entry-level early childhood education positions, such as preschool teacher, teacher assistant, and child care program director.

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Associate of Applied Science - Early Childhood Education

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The curriculum at Baker absolutely helped me. I had great instructors, instructors who were educators. Just for teachers to connect with students, it was important to me for those instructors to connect with me.

- Brittney Norman, Teacher & Baker Grad
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