Early Childhood Education Programs

Learn the ABCs of Early Childhood Education

Focus on the development and care of young children. Through instruction, empathy, and leadership, you'll create positive learning environments and programs. If you enjoying working with children, are a good problem solver, and prefer structured situations and physical activity, this may be the right career area for you.

Explore Early Childhood Education Programs
Early Childhood Education Associates of Applied Science
Infant Toddler Technical Certificate
Preschool Technical Diploma

"Earning an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) is a great first step in building a foundation for success in the field of education. Many students who complete our AAS program go on to complete bachelor’s degrees with the intent to work as a licensed teacher in a school district setting."

 

Diana Rickert, Nicolet Early Childhood Education Instructor

Career Pathways Get You On The Right Track

Every credit and credential earned applies toward the next technical diploma or degree and provides you with new job opportunities and increased wages. You can even transfer Nicolet credits to another college or university to earn your bachelor's degree. Start on your pathway today.

Certificate

Infant Toddler

About the Infant/Toddler Program

This certificate is designed for early childhood teachers and directors working with infants and toddlers in early childhood programs or for those who want a deeper understanding of infant and toddler care and education. The certificate consists of four courses for a total of 12 credits.

Technical Diploma

Preschool

About the Preschool Program

Start on your path to a Preschool technical diploma. This industry-recognized credential provides the skills necessary for entry-level employment in the field and all courses apply to the next level of degree. For more information on all of the courses in the Preschool technical program.

Associate's Degree

Early Childhood Education

About the Early Childhood Education Program

Experience both academic theory and hands-on application through a series of practicums to develop an understanding of physical, social, emotional, and cognitive development of young children and acquire skill in planning and implementing programs that promote development.

Bachelor's Degree

View our transfer agreements to learn more about continuing your education.

Your Prior Experience Matters

Before you start a program, learn how your past experience can save you time and money. You may have previous education and work experience that could qualify for Credit for Prior Learning.

Visit University Representatives Right On Campus

Take advantage of this convenient way to meet university representatives from various schools and talk with them one on one. Learn how your Nicolet credits transfer so your dream of earning a bachelor's degree will become a reality.

2018-2019 Visit Schedule

Stop by between 11 am - 2 pm
Lakeside Center
Grand Canyon University
10 am - 2 pm
White Pine Center – 2nd Floor

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Explore career possibilities and prepare for entering college.
Call the Welcome Center at 715-365-4493 to schedule an appointment or send them an email below.

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Angeline Von Neupert, Career Coach

Angeline von Neupert

Career Coach
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Joe Hafferman, Career Coach

Joe Haferman

Career Coach

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