Associate in Science Degree

The A.S. Degree in Early Childhood Education is an excellent starting point for those pursuing Teacher Certification. Students can transfer to earn a B.A. Degree in Early Childhood Education and/or Elementary Education. This foundation prepares students to become P-3 and/or K-6 teachers in public and private sectors. Many students also elect to pursue special education certification upon transfer.

Career Opportunities include (but are not limited to): Preschool Teacher, Kindergarten – Grade 6 Teacher, Special Education Teacher, Childcare Teacher, Assistant Teacher, Paraprofessional/Aid, Substitute Teacher, Before & After Care Teacher, Head Start/ Early Head Start Teacher

Early Childhood Programs have excellent transfer agreements with many four-year colleges. Students frequently transfer to: Montclair State University, William Paterson University, Kean University, Rutgers University, Centenary University, Ramapo College, Drew University, Ramapo University, Rider University