This two-year degree prepares you to shape the next generation by working in day care, afterschool programs, and preschools. Coursework includes Bible, science, math, American studies, art, and physical activities for the preschool child, as well as hands-on fieldwork experience. If you ever choose to pursue more college training, your associate’s degree can be rolled into a four-year Elementary Education or Early Childhood Education degree.
- Child care facility director or worker
- Preschool teacher
- After-school program activity director
*Some careers and employment positions require graduate degrees, specialized training, or additional certification and licenses.