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Early Childhood Education

Pima's Early Childhood Education programs provide training to teach children how to explore their talents, develop self-esteem, and interact with others.

Our Early Childhood Education degrees and certificates can be completed online, because we know that many of our students are balancing work and family obligations as well as going to school.

Students who want to teach in elementary school should pursue the Associate of Arts Elementary Education concentration.  

Degrees earned

Thirty-six Early Childhood Studies AAS degrees were awarded in 2019. ECE typically is among the top five AAS degrees awarded each year.

AAS degrees awarded

List of Degrees

AA - Associate of Arts  AAS - Associate of Applied Science

List of Certificates

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Desert Vista Campus

Contact Information

Division of Social Sciences, Education, and Humanities
Dean: 520.206.3375
Center for Early Childhood Studies: 520.206.5162
Lead Faculty: 520.206.5107

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