Students will learn to create supportive and challenging learning environments; observe and assess development; develop curriculum; build relationships with families; and implement a range of instructional strategies and curriculum for individual children. The program includes a practicum, allowing students to spend time observing and working in a school setting. This degree has options for transfer to complete a bachelor’s degree at Virginia Commonwealth University and James Madison University.

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Tuition Assistance

This major is eligible for G3 tuition assistance for qualified students.

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Jobs in this field include director, assistant director, lead teacher, and assistant teacher.

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Pradnya Patet
Lead, Early Childhood Education Program