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Early Childhood Assistant Educator

Certificate

Acquire theoretical knowledge and develop the competencies needed to enter a career and to continue professional growth in the care and education of children birth through age eight in various settings. 

Conditional Enrollment Program: You will be eligible to enroll in CDA/ECE courses once you have completed the requirement listed in Program Admissions and the department has authorized your enrollment. See the program director or advisor for more information.

Title IV Financial Aid eligible: Yes

 Online Option: This program can be completed entirely online

Locations

Desert Vista Campus and Online

Contact Information

Division of Education & Biomedical Programs
Dean: 520.206.5105
Center for Early Childhood Studies: 520.206.5162
Lead Faculty: 520.206.5107

Careers

Completing this program can lead to employment in a variety of different careers. Here are some examples of occupations related to this program with associated Pima County-based annual median wages. Some careers may require additional education or training. Source: EMSI

Occupation Annual Median Wage
Kindergarten teachers $40,025
Preschool teachers $28,070

Academic options

Continue your studies by applying your coursework toward the Early Childhood Studies AAS.


Conditional Program/Major Codes: CRTCAE/9CAE
Gainful Employment Disclosure

www.pima.edu/early-childhood-assist-cert

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