Early Childhood Education
The Early Childhood Education program at CMC can help you qualify for a career in the classroom or in administration
This program enables students to meet the educational qualification for group leader and director as defined by the Department of Human Services of the State of Colorado. This program provides training for those who want to become involved in the care of young children from birth to age eight. Courses in theory and lab experience are combined to provide a comprehensive base of growth and development, with a strong emphasis on field experiences. Early intervention, high risk, gifted and developmentally delayed issues are included.
Employment may be found in child care centers, preschools, kindergartens, nursery schools, after-school programs, recreational centers, playground, and other programs serving children from birth to age eight.
Graduates will receive an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Early Childhood Education.
The Early Childhood Education program is accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children.