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Make a Positive Impact with an Online Early Childhood AAS Degree

Enrich your community and your home by earning an online Early Childhood Associate of Applied Science degree at Weber State University.


In Demand

Employers across the nation are eager to fill early childhood educator positions.


Designed with you in mind. Maintain your busy schedule while still attending classes online any time of day.


With this degree, jumpstart your bachelor’s degree in WSU’s early childhood programs.

Field Experience

Practice new knowledge of child development and teaching skills at the Melba S. Lehner Children School, an NAEYC Accredited Early Learning Program, or inquire about placement in a community-based program.

Professional Preparation

An early childhood AAS degree can provide multiple career pathways to becoming a teacher, family service provider, or coach/mentor. In addition, the degree can lead to careers in Head Start and center- and home-based child care. Graduates can also become home visitors or program specialists in state agencies. The degree can also provide enlightening perspectives for enriching your home and family life.

National Accreditation

Our AAS and BS programs are accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) Early Childhood Higher Education Programs — the only accredited programs in Utah.

Financial Aid

Apply for several scholarship opportunities after the first year. Employer-supported scholarships may be available through the T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood Utah program.

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Discover more about online and in-classroom early childhood AAS programs.

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