Overview of Program
This program of study is designed for people pursuing careers in the early care and education field. With a strong emphasis in early childhood, students are prepared for positions as lead teachers and for a variety of other employment opportunities in Head Start, child care, and other birth-to-eight programs. The student is also prepared to transfer to specific four-year degree programs. Students interested in transferring should consult with an NWIC advisor before selecting courses to ensure that they meet the requirements of the college or university of their choice.
Click here to view the Associate of Applied Science - Transfer Degree in Early Childhood Education degree course requirements.
Click here to view the NWIC's Early Childhood Awards of Completion Initial Early Childhood Education Certificate and Short Early Childhood Education Certificate of Specialization (General Education and Infant / Toddler Care options).
Click here to view the Associate of Applied Science – Transfer Degree in Early Childhood Education program outcomes.