Early Childhood (A.A.S.)

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This degree qualifies graduates for jobs in public and private agencies and schools serving young children.

Some of the employment opportunities open to graduates of the Early Childhood program are reflected in the jobs currently held by Hudson Valley Community College Early Childhood graduates. These jobs include:

  • Day care and nursery school head teachers, who interact with young children, as well as manage staff and resources of childcare facilities.
  • Teaching assistants and substitute teachers in public and private schools and preschools, who work as members of a childcare and/or educational team.

The Center for Careers and Transfer is available to students and graduates for placement in the field and career counseling.