How quickly can I complete the early childhood education
technology associate degree?
Students can complete an early childhood education technology
associate degree in two years taking classes full-time.
Students who attend full time take five classes
per semester. Students attending full time will complete quicker
than students who attend part time (and take less than five
classes per semester).
Students who hold an existing Child Development Associate (CDA)
credential may be eligible for prior learning college
credit, which may allow a student to complete an associate degree
quicker. Students with a CDA credential will assessed for college
credit on a case by case basis.
Are there any requirements to study early childhood education
technology at COTC?
Yes, students interested in studying early childhood education
technology have to complete an Early Childhood Education Application Packet. As part of
that packet, students are required to complete a background
check and three (non-family) references. The packet is
completed after completing the Steps to
Enroll as a student at COTC. Also, help us learn more
about you as a student by visiting our Future Students webpage.
Where can I find a list of classes (plan of study) for the
program I want to study?
The courses students need to take to complete an associate degree
are listed in a plan of study.
Can I take classes online or face-to-face?
Most classes in the early childhood education technology program
are face-to-face. Typically there is only one online course
offering each semester in the early childhood education
technology program, so students should anticipate coming to
campus for classes.
Can I pursue a bachelor’s degree after I complete an associate
Local teacher education programs that work with COTC for ease of
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What type of financial assistance is available to help me pay for
COTC awards $1 million in scholarships to students each year.
Every student is encouraged to complete a Free Application
for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to be considered for grants,
scholarships and loans.
Students who complete a FAFSA are automatically considered for
some scholarships. Other scholarships
require an application.
Connect with the Office of Student Financial Services at
740.366.9435 or email NWKemail@example.com.
How do I get started at COTC?
Help us learn more about you by visiting our Future Students webpage, then
follow the COTC Steps to
Enroll to get started.