The Associate in Applied Science Paraeducator is a pre-professional program providing an essential core of education courses and experiences. It prepares individuals for work as educational paraprofessionals. The curriculum provides specific training, general education and experience working with children or youth in educational settings. This degree will fulfill the education requirements for paraprofessionals as described in the No Child Left Behind legislation (Title I schools). Program costs listed below are approximate, and books and other fees are not included for general education coursework.