Saint Francis University's
Online Associate of Science in Early Childhood Education was ranked one of the best in the country by
The Best Schools.
Saint Francis' Early Childhood Education, A.S. was designed to provide a convenient, online degree completion program that is a great fit for those wanting to positively impact the lives of children. ECE students may pursue this degree part-time or full time since it is flexible for the busy adult learner.
Graduates from the A.S. in ECE program have secured positions as teaching assistants, teacher’s aides, daycare assistants, head start aides, and continued on for a BA or BS in ECE. With an AS in ECE, there are abundant opportunities in these settings: early childcare learning centers, Head Start programs, public or private schools, daycare centers, tutoring centers, and more.
The Best Schools uses a methodology that analyses academic excellence, strength of faculty scholarship, the school’s reputation, financial aid, and the range of course offerings to determine rankings. According to the article, Saint Francis University’s program provides students with optimal flexibility. The Best Schools noted the following as distinctive courses offered by Saint Francis: English Language Learner; Foundations of Education; Family, School and Community Partnerships; and early Childhood Pedagogy.