Early Childhood Education Career Pathway
I am a High School Student
Did you know you can take LTC coursework while in high school? Learn more about dual credit options and what may be available at your local high school.
I need my GED/High School Diploma
Did you know LTC offers the Certificate of General Education Development (GED) and the High School Equivalency Diploma (HSED) testing services? We even have classes available to help you prepare for the exams. Learn more about obtaining a GED or HSED.
I have my High School Diploma
If you already have your High School Diploma you are ready to apply for a pathway at LTC, start your application now.
I have prior College Education and/or Work Experience
With LTC's Credit for Prior Learning opportunities you can save time and money toward your degree by earning credit for your prior learning experiences. Whether you've taken dual-credit courses in high school, at another college, or have on-the-job experience that's relevant to your LTC program, you may be eligible for college credit. Learn more about LTC's Credit for Prior Learning.
Reach your goals & earn meaningful credentials along the way.
Childcare Professional Certificate
Only 21 more credits
Childcare Services Technical Diploma
Only 27 more credits
Early Childhood Education Associate Degree
Interested in starting another pathway? Learn more
Interested in earning a Bachelor’s Degree? Learn more
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