Costa Mesa, CA, July 22, 2015 – On Tuesday, SuperScholar, an independent college search and rankings website, published a Smart Choice ranking of the 50 Best Online Bachelor’s in Early Childhood Education Programs, which included top-ranked Vanguard University.
The list evaluated and ranked schools based on publicly available information on accreditation, market reputation, awards and recognition, flexibility accessibility, and affordability. Vanguard University was ranked #27.
According to Coby Cagle, SuperScholar Editor, the field of Early Childhood Education has grown and will continue to grow considerably: “Employment of preschool teachers, for instance, is expected to grow by 17 percent from 2012 to 2022.” Cagle notes that an online degree program provides the training and the flexibility that busy professionals need to stay competitive in this growing field.
Vanguard University offers accredited online degrees in Early Childhood Education (ECE) at the associate and bachelor’s level. The programs are taught in an accelerated 8-week format maximizing flexibility and accessibility. Vanguard also offers an online 30-credit certificate in ECE, which can prepare students to have a firm foundation of knowledge in the early education field. Students can use the certificate as a launching pad into the A.A. or the B.A. program. The degrees and courses are aligned to meet the formal training requirements for Head Start, State Preschools, Association of Christian Schools International’s (ACSI), CDA Credential and for those who work in private centers and as family child care providers.
For more information on Vanguard University’s Early Childhood Education program, visit http://www.vanguard.edu/earlychildhoodeducation/
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ABOUT VANGUARD UNIVERSITY
Vanguard University (VU) is a regionally ranked, private, Christian university of liberal arts and professional studies. Located ten minutes from Newport Beach and an hour from Los Angeles, Vanguard equips students for a Spirit-empowered life of Christ-centered leadership and service. Vanguard is committed to academic excellence, boasting small class sizes that are designed to cultivate lasting professor-mentor relationships that enhance the learning process. The U.S. News & World Report ranked Vanguard a top 12 regional college in the west and a top veteran-friendly college for 2015, and The Princeton Review ranked Vanguard a 2014 “Best in the West” regional college. Accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission, Vanguard offers more than 30 degrees and certificates through its undergraduate, graduate, and professional studies programs. Please visit www.vanguard.edu