Early Care and Education (Birth to Second)

Training Program

Credential(s) Offered

Associate's degree

Method of Delivery

Hybrid or blended

When offered

Daytime Hours, Evening Hours

Instructional Program (CIP)

Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching. 131209


The Birth to Second Grade Option combines the Early Childhood Development curriculum with a student transfer focus. The program prepares students for transfer to a four-year in-state institutions to complete requirements for a bachelor’s degree and early care/education (Birth to Second Grade). The Birth to Second Grade Option is approved by the Department of Education as the first half of an associate/bachelor’s preparation for a Birth to Second Grade teaching certification. This program offers full articulation with several four-year institutions. Students participate in laboratory hours in public and private school systems. This curriculum option offers students the opportunity to work toward a four-year degree while preparing for the various positions in the field of early childhood. 




Entrance Requirements



Delaware Technical Community College -Owens Credit Programs

WIOA Approved Program


Training Location(s)

21179 College Drive, Georgetown, DE

Local WIB

1 - Statewide

Name of Credential

Associates Degree in Education

Type of financial aid offered or have access to


Refund Policy

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Is the proposed curriculum currently certified by an accrediting agency or similar national standardization program?

Yes - Middle States

Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for women?


Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for men?


Cost Items

Books (Estimated)

$2,245.00 Total books for 5 semesters.

In-State/District Tuition


Other Fees

$168.00 Lab Fees, $12 per lab hour for 14 lab hours total.

Registration Fee

$805.00 $15 per semester for registration/$20 per semester for student services fee/$10 per credit for technology fee/ Program has 5 semesters and 63 credits.

Total In-State Program Cost


Demand Occupation(s)

25-2011.00Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education
$0.00 per hour

Provider Status



21179 College Drive, Georgetown, Delaware 19947

Phone Number

(302) 259-6035

Fax Number

(302) 259-6764

Web Address

Last Updated

Sep 08, 2021


Jun 04, 2018