Effective January 2012, UAS is no longer accepting applications to any of our Early Childhood Education programs.
Early Childhood Education Certificate
This program is designed for students desiring intensive training in the occupational field of early childhood education and is available to first-time college students. The program leads to a paraprofessional certificate awarded by the University of Alaska Board of Regents.
The program courses are generally offered via audio conference. The program is designed to take a full-year for full-time students. All courses apply to the major requirement for the A.A.S. Degree in Early Childhood Education. An additional three credits in the major and 15 credits in general education are required for the A.A.S. Degree.
- training for employment in early childhood development centers
- field-based courses
- students enrolling in college for the first time or who desire retraining in this field
- offered via distance