The application for the program can be found here.
Admissions for HPE and Art Education programs are currently open.
Admissions for all other programs for Fall 2013 are being accepted from February 11 to March 1, 2013 (including Early Childhood/Special Ed, Middle Grades Ed, & P12 (EXCEPT HPE)/Secondary Ed programs).
Associate of Science
The School of Business, Education, Health & Wellness offers an Associate of Science Degree program in Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) for those individuals interested in working with children birth to five years of age. This degree provides a strong child development foundation for those individuals who want to continue their formal education, and who want to work as a paraprofessional or teacher assistant in a variety of early childhood care settings, Head Start programs, or pre-K/kindergarten classrooms.
Bachelor of Science
The School of Business, Education, Health & Wellness offers a Bachelor Degree program in Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) for individuals who are interested in working with children birth to five years of age in a variety of early childhood care settings.
These courses are appropriate for child care professionals who are continuing their formal education; want to work in or run a child care center, or want to become a Georgia certified Pre-K, Head Start or Kindergarten classroom teacher.
Through this degree, students will also receive an endorsement in Preschool Special Education.
Gainesville State College Teacher Education Preparation Unit's candidates are caring and reflective decision makers who are committed to maximizing all students' development as contributing citizens in a diverse and democratic society. They balance professional dispositions and content knowledge with pedagogical skills as they collaboratively interact with students, families, educators, and the community.