Program Summary

A career in education offers a fulfilling path for those who want to make a positive impact on the lives of children and young adults. Whether you aspire to teach in K-12 settings, work in an early childhood program, pursue being a child life specialist, or work with children with special needs, our program can support you in reaching your goals. Our Education Program provides valuable insights into the realities, challenges, and rewards of working with children through a variety of courses and fieldwork opportunities. 



Dr. Joanne Baham
Program Coordinator

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Teacher Preparation

In our Teacher Preparation Program, students receive an in-depth understanding of the teaching profession from Pre-K to 12th grade and develop the skills to work effectively with a diverse range of learners. The Associate of Arts in Teaching degree program provides 60 semester credit hours designed to transfer in their entirety to a four-year program that leads to a Texas teacher certification.  

Child Development/Early Childhood

Our Early Childhood Development Program is designed to provide students with both academic content and practical work experience for the care and education of young children. This is a stacked certificate/degree program that provides students support in the pursuit of careers in childcare, preschool education, child life specialty, child welfare, and family life advocacy. 


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