Utah Tech University

Early Childhood Education

Now Offering Three Associate Degrees

The Early Childhood Associate Degree Program prepares individuals to plan and implement developmentally appropriate programs in a variety of early childhood settings, including infant-toddler programs, preschools and child care centers, family child care homes and Head Start and Early Head Start Programs.

Associate of Science

Prepares students for immediate employment as a Head Start teacher. Students are also prepared for upper division work and a baccalaureate degree in Education.

Associate of Applied Science

Tailored for the home child care worker. Reduced General Education credits and more courses in the practice of Early Childhood Education

Associate of Arts

The AA degree adds the requirements for Foreign Language. It also qualifies for Head Start employment, with the additional benefit for extra courses in today’s multi-lingual society.


Utah Tech University Preschool strives to provide and maintain a high quality and developmentally appropriate education program for young children in the community the preschool is a laboratory school which:

Helps college students develop the skills and knowledge needed for the next phase of their lives.
Supports career and vocational development of students.