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Early Childhood Development

at Pine Technical and Community College

Program Details

  • Award: Associate in Science
  • Credits: 60
  • Delivery: Face-to-face
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

The Associate in Science (A.S.) degree prepares students to organize and lead activities and provide nurturing care for children in early childhood programs such as child care centers, family child care, preschool/nursery schools, elementary classrooms and before/after-school programs. Graduates of the A.S. degree will know how to promote and communicate knowledge of child development; create healthy, respectful and challenging learning environments; create and maintain respectful and supportive relationships with families; and design and implement developmentally and culturally appropriate activities and curriculum. Articulation opportunities exist with other colleges and universities to complete bachelor degree programs after completing the A.S. degree.


Program Locations

  • Pine Technical College 55063

Labor Market Information

  • College Home Economics Teachers

  • Median wage: $64,276/year-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Refers to national data. State data is not available.
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Pine Technical and Community College
Pine Technical and Community College
900 Fourth St. S.E. Pine City, MN 55063 Toll-Free: (800) 521-7463 Local: (320) 629-5100 TTY: (320) 629-1030 Email: information@pine.edu