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Program Details

  • Award: Associate of Science
  • Credits: 60
  • Delivery: Face-to-face where some online courses may be available or required.
  • WIOA Certified

About this Program

This degree is designed for students planning to enter the job market after completion of the program or to continue their education. The program is designed to transfer for a Bachelors degree in Early Childhood Education. Included in the course of study are a minimum of 30 transfer-level general education credits and 30 occupational credits. In conjunction with lab school/ field experience, the course work prepares students as Child Development professionals for a variety of settings. The courses meet the Minnesota Department of Human Services requirements for child care professionals. The Minnesota Department of Human Services will check the background of each applicant to ensure that there is no record of child maltreatment.

1.Successful completion of 60 credits of which at least 15 must be earned at Minnesota West Community & Technical College.

2. A grade point average of 2.0 ("C") or better.

3. A minimum of 30 credits from at least 6 of the 10 goal areas in the Minnesota Transfer Curriculum.

4. Career courses: Fulfill a minimum of 30 credits in technical core courses.

Program Locations

  • Minnesota West Community and Technical College, Granite Falls 56241
Minnesota West Community and Technical College
1450 Collegeway Worthington, MN 56187 Toll-Free: (800) 658-2330 Local: (800) 658-2330 TTY: (800) 658-2330 Email: info@mnwest.edu

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