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Early Childhood Education

Early Childhood Education Program Information

Program Sequence:
 
Early Childhood Education Courses
 

LOCATION:
 
Yavapai College Prescott
1100 E Sheldon Street
Prescott, AZ 86301
 

LENGTH OF PROGRAM:
 
2 years
 

GRADE LEVEL REQUIREMENT:
 
Junior – Senior
 

PREREQUISITES:
  • None
 
REQUIRED MATERIALS:
Provided by Mountain Institute CTED

CLASS SCHEDULE:
Monday – Thursday: 1:15 – 3:45pm plus 1 hour online
 
CREDITS:
 
Up to 5 High School credit over two years, Up to 24 Yavapai College in two years
 
**Yavapai College credits lead directly to Associates of Applied Science degree in Pre-Engineering
INDUSTRY CERTIFICATIONS:
  • First Aid/CPR Certification
  • Child Development Associate Credential (NAEYC Council for Professional Development)
  • Yavapai College's Early Childhood Education Basic Certificate  
 
 
STUDENT BENEFITS:
 
  • Enables students to make career decisions consistent with their aptitudes, interests, abilities, and academic achievement.
  • Provides a program of instruction that prepares students for post-secondary education and/or for employment.
  • Transferable credits to College or University.
  • Industry skills development experience and certification to take straight to workforce.
 
CAREER SNAPSHOT:
 
Early Childhood Education Career Opportunities
 
  • Preschool Teacher
  • Kindergarten & Elementary School Teacher
  • Nanny
  • Childcare Center Director
  • Childcare Worker
  • Special Education Teacher
  • School Counselor or Psychologist
 
Salaries will range based on hiring entity, location, and years of experience.
 
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