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Education Details

Early Childhood Education
Award type: AAS-T
Whatcom Community College

Program Details
Program Overview for Early Childhood Education
ETP eligible Click for more information on Eligible Training Provider
yes
School
Whatcom Community College
Program website
Program contact
Entry & Advising
(360) 383-3080
advise@whatcom.edu
Program description
The early childhood education degree prepares students for careers in early learning, caring for and teaching children birth through age 8 in child care programs, preschools, and publicly supported programs such as Head Start. Graduates meet Washington's Level 3 state competencies for Early Care and Education Professionals and NAEYC ECE associate degree standards.
Financial Information
Tuition
Average $1,910/qtr (WA resident), including tuition, fees, books, supplies, etc.
Tuition per credit
WA resident: $111.17 (1-10 credits), $52.08 (11-18 credits), $94.36 (19+ credits)
Total program tuition
$11,460 (WA resident), including tuition, fees, books, supplies, etc.
Fees
$20 (one-time placement testing), $30/lab class (lab fee), $20/qtr (bus pass), $6.32/credit (rec fee)
Books and materials
Average $340/qtr
Supplies, tools, uniform
Average $50/qtr (general academic supplies)
Program Information
Length of training
2 Years
Award type
AAS-T
Credits
91-93
Locations offered
Main Location view map
Public transportation service: Whatcom Transportation Authority


some courses online
Offered evenings/weekends
yes
Offered onlinesome courses online
Certification/license required to work in this field
no
Certification/license obtained as part of training program
no
Certification/license test preparation provided
no