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Degrees type: Associate

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Children ask lots of questions about a wide variety of topics. At Mount Aloysius College, we understand children (and teachers too). We know you will need a broad knowledge base in order to answer a child’s endless questions and to create instructive and engaging activities for young, developing minds.

At Mount Aloysius College, our Early Childhood Education Program offers balance. You will be exposed to both general education courses and classes that provide student teachers with skills and information needed for this rewarding and vital profession.

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Program Highlights

  • Hands-on experience with on-campus child care facility

  • Convenient course offerings in the evenings and online with several courses offered in an accelerated 8-week format
  • Solid foundation in the fundamentals of early childhood education and the liberal arts

  • Minor Available

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Rachel Wagner passes on the lessons and values of MAC’s professors to her own students in the Altoona Area School District!

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