Early Childhood Specialist Requirements

Associate Degree Program | 63 Credits

Admission Criteria   Technology Requirements   ADDITIONAL PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS  


Early Childhood Specialist, AAS
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Admission Criteria

1 of the following: 
  • HS GPA: 2.0 GPA 
  • GED: 500 
  • ACT: 16 
  • ACT English: 15 - See the Southeast Tech catalog for ACT/SAT conversion. 
  • SAT: 880
  • College GPA: 2.0 GPA - Based on 12+ credits. 
  • Professional Discretion 
Students not meeting one of the above criteria are required to take the Next-Generation ACCUPLACER: 
  • Arithmetic: 217
  • Writing: 240 

Additional Program Requirements   

Background Check and Drug Screen

Completion of a background check and drug screen are required before program classes start.

Background Check    Drug Screen


Uniforms are required for this program and can be ordered online through the Southeast Tech Bookstore.

Technical Standards 

Read the Technical Standards form and review physical requirements. If you apply online, this is part of the application process.

Early Childhood Technical Standards    

Technology Requirements

Southeast Technical College's Early Childhood Specialist program is a Bring Your Own Laptop (BYOL) program. You may purchase a laptop on your own or from the Southeast Tech I.T. Support Center.


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