Effective January 2012, UAS is no longer accepting applications to any of our Early Childhood Education programs.
Associate of Applied Science Degree (A.A.S.)
Early Childhood Education
This program is designed for students interested in employment as early childhood educators and is available to first-time college students as well as those already employed in the field who wish to improve their skills. The program leads to an A.A.S degree.
The Distance Early Childhood Education program is a state-wide program offered jointly by the UAF/College of Rural and Community Development (CRCD) and the University of Alaska Southeast (UAS).
The program courses are generally offered via audio conference with some Web-based components. Students living in southeast Alaska will be advised by UAS faculty.
- part of a statewide program and community of educator
- leads to an A.A.S. degree
- training for employment in early childhood development centers (Headstart)
- students enrolling in college for the first time or who desire retraining in this field
- offered via distance