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2016-2017 Catalog 
2016-2017 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Early Childhood Education A.A.S.

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Associate of Applied Science Degree

The A.A.S. in Early Childhood Education prepares the student for a career in child care and early education. The program includes both educational theory and the practical application of learning. Graduates are equipped with the knowledge and skills to deliver appropriate programming for young children (birth through age 8) and their families.

The Early Childhood A.A.S. degree is also offered online at Chattanooga State by way of the Regents Online Degree Program (RODP). For more information, see an Early Childhood Education Program Advisor in the Division of Social and Behavioral Sciences or write to

Technical Certificate

Early Childhood Education Technical Certificate   

Career Opportunities

Child care teacher, child care director*, family/group child care owner, school age care teacher, assistant director, teacher's assistant (Pre K-4), substitute teacher (public/ private), entry level position in designated child and family welfare agencies.

*This job also requires some successful job experience.

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