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Early Childhood Education Associate Degree (Not Accepting Students)                  NAEYC Higher Education Seal


Welcome to the Early Childhood Education Associate of Arts degree at Western Kentucky University.  Here we seek to provide quality training for future teachers of young children, preschool directors, and others serving in the field.       

The Early Childhood Education program is designed to develop understanding of young  children and their needs (birth to five years). Students gain knowledge of the intellectual, physical, social and emotional principles critical to working with young children


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Accreditations achieved within the Applied Human Sciences Department

Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) - Nutrition & Dietetic Undergraduate and Graduate programs

National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) - Early Childhood Education Associate Degree

National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD) - Interior Design program

Department of Applied Human Sciences, Academic Complex 302 , phone 270-745-4352


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 Last Modified 3/5/19