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Online Prekindergarten Education Degree

Earn your associate degree in Prekindergarten Education 100% online

If you are passionate about working with children or if you already work in the child-care profession and want to advance your career, the Associate in Applied Science, Prekindergarten Education degree at Miami University Regionals is your next step.

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Prekindergarten Education Degree Pathways

With a degree in Prekindergarten Education, we prepare you to care for and educate children up to five years of age who are not yet in kindergarten. Many of our graduates are employed in public and private childcare centers, preschools, and Head Start facilities, both as teachers and administrators.

Graduates with this degree are qualified for careers such as:

  • Prekindergarten Educator.
  • Early Childhood Educator.
  • Caregiver at public, corporate, or private childcare centers.
  • Administration at preschools, Head Start facilities, or private childcare centers.
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Prekindergarten Education Degree Highlights

Pursue a Miami degree independently with our flexible online program. With comprehensive courses, dedicated faculty, and placement in professional childcare facilities, our curriculum will provide you with the quality education you need to achieve your career goals.

  • 62 semester hours, including courses in educational psychology, teaching, curriculum, and educational inquiry, family studies and social work, and kinesiology and health.
  • Successful completion of the Prekindergarten program meets the Ohio Department of Education requirements for the initial 5-year licensure in Prekindergarten Education.
  • Apply your credit hours to the Bachelor of Integrative Studies or to the Bachelor of Science degree in Early Childhood Education*.

*Program admission requirements must be met for the Bachelor of Science degree in Early Childhood Education to apply 40-41 earned credit hours.

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John P. Williams Family Fund

For Prekindergarten Education students with demonstrated financial need, upon graduation, the John P. Williams Family Fund will pay your Ohio Department of Education Associate Prekindergarten License fee in total. To learn more, contact Tracey Hoffman at or Garry Bowyer at

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