Associate of Science in Early Childhood Education

Indiana Wesleyan University’s A.S. in Early Childhood Education program is a sixty-three (63) credit hour undergraduate program emphasizing the knowledge, skills and dispositions of an early childhood educator working with children from birth through age 8.

Mission and Objectives

The mission of the A.S. in Early Childhood Education program is to prepare adults to meet the physical, social, emotional, cognitive, and affective needs of children from birth through age 8. Upon completion of the program, candidates will demonstrate the ability to:

  • Promote child development and learning
  • Build family and community relationships
  • Observe, document, assess, and support young children
  • Use developmentally effective approaches
  • Use content knowledge to build meaningful curriculum
  • Demonstrate the knowledge, skills and dispositions of an early childhood professional

Relevant and Convenient

  • Cohort groups provide mutual support
  • One-time registration
  • Instructors combine academic credentials with professional expertise

Accreditation

Indiana Wesleyan University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC) and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, www.ncahlc.org, 312-263-0456. IWU is also a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities, www.cccu.org, 202-546-8713.

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