Admission Requirements: Associate of Applied Science in Early Childhood Care & Education

July 01, 2022
August 22, 2022
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Admission into the University of Cincinnati’s online Associate in Early Childhood Care & Education program is open to all students with a high school diploma or GED with the desire to succeed in college. Although admission is open, students accepted into the program must meet the academic standards of the program to advance to upper levels of study.

All students admitted into the Early Childhood Care & Education Associate program are eligible to receive a scholarship in the amount of 24% off instructional fees only.

First-Year Student
  • You are currently a high school senior or have a high school diploma or GED.
Transfer Student
  • Submit all official transcripts for every institution previously attended to the Office of Admissions. Learn more about submitting your transcripts.
  • Must complete 20 credit hours of coursework at the University of Cincinnati to fulfill the residency requirement. Transferability of credit hours is determined by the Credit Evaluation Center.
Current UC Student
  • Students changing majors from other programs or colleges within UC will be considered based on the admission criteria for transfer students. Please contact an academic advisor for details.
International Student
  • International students should contact the University’s Office of Admission for details.

For additional information and questions regarding admissions, please email [email protected].

  • UC Online is pleased to announce there is no application fee for Early Childhood Education applicants.
  • Applications are accepted continuously throughout the year.
  • Check the academic calendar for upcoming application deadlines.

Submit official transcripts for all institutions attended or GED scores to:

[email protected]


University of Cincinnati Office of Admissions
P.O. Box 210091
Cincinnati, OH 45221-0091

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