Effective January 2012, UAS is no longer accepting applications to any of our Early Childhood Education programs.
This program is designed for students interested in obtaining a CDA and is available to first-time college students. The CDA credential is awarded by the Council for Early Childhood Professional Recognition in Washington, DC; and is part of the state of Alaska requirements for employment as a director or teacher in licensed child care center.
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.
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.