Early Childhood Education
Our Early Childhood Education program will help you develop and refine your teaching skills and learn new techniques through practicum experience while working under the supervision of a teacher in a child care facility or early childhood program. This program allows you to gain the fundamental building blocks you’ll need to transfer to a four-year college or university and earn a teaching degree with an endorsement in early childhood education or the unified early childhood education endorsement, qualifying you to teach children from birth through the third grade, including those with disabilities.
Associate of Applied Science
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At 2019-20 tuition and fee rates, completing the 62 credits required for the Early Childhood Education degree costs:
Nebraska residents - $6,510
Non-residents - $9,300
These costs are for tuition and fees only for the program of study as listed in the CCC online catalog. It does not include the cost of foundations courses, retaking courses or taking courses in addition to those required for the degree. It does not include the cost of books, supplies, tools, computers or other items that may be required.
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Finish in 2 years by completing 15-16 credits a semester for 4 semesters
The length of time to complete a program is based on a student taking only the courses required for the program as listed in our online catalog. It does not include the cost of foundations courses that may be required based on assessment scores, retaking courses or taking courses that are not required by your program of study.
Your adviser will develop a plan of study to meet your personal needs.
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Program Name: Early Childhood Education Diploma
This program is designed to be completed in 1 year.
This program will cost $4755 (calculated using in-state tuition) if completed within normal time. There may be additional costs for living expenses. These costs were accurate at the time of posting, but may have changed.
Of the students who completed this program within normal time, the typical graduate leaves with N/A* of debt.
*Fewer than 10 students completed this program within normal time. This number has been withheld to preserve the confidentiality of the students.
Nebraska does not have licensure requirements for this profession.