UC Online’s Associate of Applied Science in Early Childhood Care & Education (ECE) offers a program that prepares professionals to provide high-quality educational experiences for all children. The program emphasizes working with young children and their families from a variety of cultural and ethnic backgrounds.
Whether you are in a preschool, Head Start program, child-care center, family childcare environment, or just interested in getting started in the field, our 100% online program is designed with working professionals in mind who want to advance their career without sacrificing responsibilities at work and at home. Our courses give you information and strategies that you can learn today and apply in the classroom tomorrow! This degree does not lead to Pre-Kindergarten – Grade 5 licensure.
Tuition is calculated on a per-credit basis. Refer to the Tuition and Fees Chart for more details.
Programs can be completed full-time or part-time. Many programs are set up to be part-time, with most containing fewer than 10 credit hours in any given semester. We know you have a lot going on, so want to make sure that school can fit into your schedule. Note: There are some exceptions.
Yes. You will need to work with a program advisor to understand what credits will apply and meet the minimum requirement for credit hours completed at the University of Cincinnati.
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