Early Childhood Education Degree Online Curriculum

Your four semester associate degree in early childhood education consists of online courses covering foundational topics that can help students prepare to work with young children. The curriculum also includes field experiences to gain hands-on experience in a real-world setting.

Early Childhood Education

Associate Degree 5 months As low as $69/mo
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Early Childhood Education Degree Online Curriculum

  • semesters
  • 63 credits
  • 4 field experience opportunities

Estimated completion time per semester:

  • Fast track = 5 months
  • Average time = 11 months

With Penn Foster, you can learn at whatever pace works best for you. Some learners will be more comfortable moving faster, and dedicating more time, and the fast track estimate will apply to them. The average track will apply to most learners who can dedicate a few hours per week to completing their coursework.

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Semester 4


Note: We reserve the right to change program content and materials when it becomes necessary.

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