Early Childhood Education Associate Degree
Earn your Associate degree in Early Childhood Education online – at home, at your own pace.
Make a difference in the lives of children and families with an early childhood education degree. Today more than ever, society is placing a higher value on improving early childhood learning – so now is an exciting time to get into this field! Follow your career goals and make school work for you with on-demand courses and affordable tuition.
With Penn Foster College, earning college credits and a full degree is within reach. Our Early Childhood Education program will provide the foundational concepts that are used by ECE teachers every day – including how to make lesson plans and promote language, literacy, and preschool social skills development – all at a price that fits your budget.
In this program, you can gain practical field experience by working in a licensed childcare center. Penn Foster College is an official partner of Bright Horizons Family Solutions and Learning Care Group. Through our partners, you may be able to be placed in a Bright Horizons center or in a center under the Learning Care Group’s family of brands for the externship portion of the program.
Online Early Childhood Education degree program
Build your career with a strong foundation on key concepts in early childhood education. This four semester program will cover key topics including how to promote language, literacy and social skills development for preschoolers and young children.
Our program prepares graduates for employment, but also provide the foundation for entry into Bachelor of Science programs, and includes at least 30 semester credits in general education subjects.
Join over 30,000 active students and take advantage of Penn Foster’s flexible and affordable online associate and bachelor’s degree programs, undergraduate certificate programs, and individual college courses.
Nationally accredited – and at an average cost of $79 per credit – other schools do not match our combination of convenience, quality and affordability. Many of our college credits are also recommended by ACE CREDIT. Although every college makes its own decision on the transferability of credits, ACE CREDIT recommendations are considered by more than 2,000 of its participating institutions, helping you get the quality credits you deserve.
To take advantage of our special TUITION DISCOUNTS or to ask questions about any of our programs, please call us toll-free at 1.888.427.1600, or click below to request more information.
* The Final Semester at No Cost promotion does not include any practicum or resident lab training fees. To qualify for this offer, A.S. degree students must complete and pay in full for at least 30 Penn Foster credits and B.S. degree students must complete and pay in full for at least 60 Penn Foster credits prior to the final semester.