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 TneCampus. For more information, see an Early Childhood Education Program Advisor in the Division of Social and Behavioral Sciences or write to the Chattanooga State TNeCampus contact - John.Haworth@chattanoogastate.edu.
Early Childhood Education Technical Certificate
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.