Early Childhood Teacher Licensure (A.A.)

Associate of Arts (A.A.)

The Early Childhood Teacher Licensure prepares students for careers working with children ages birth to approximately eight years old. Students in the program will gain knowledge in guidance techniques, child growth and development, safety and nutrition, infant and toddler care, and more. Graduates assume positions in child care centers, child development in-home provider settings, preschools, daycares, and public and private schools working with infants, toddlers, preschoolers, and school-age children.

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Total Cost: $15,743
Entry Term: Fall
Length: 6 Terms or 12 Months

“If you want to get an education that will lead to a successful career, I recommend Indian Hills. The instructors believe in the mission of changing students’ lives and teaching what you need to know to grow in your future career.”

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • In-state tuition: $203 per credit hour
  • Out-of-state tuition: $255 per credit hour
  • Your total bill will be based on the number of credit hours for which you are enrolled. Some programs of study will require you to purchase a uniform, books, tools, or other items, and it is important to budget for these costs as well.
  • For more information on the Cost of Attendance, please visit our Financial Aid page.

Yes, we have five residence halls including apartment-style and traditional style dorms.

Indian Hills has articulation agreements and transfer plans with many four-year colleges and universities. However, not all credits are guaranteed to transfer because of differences in programs and requirements among various institutions. An Academic Advisor will also assist you in your future academic plans.

The first step in order to receive financial aid is to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Complete and submit the FAFSA online. It is important to file the FAFSA as soon after October 1st as possible to ensure you receive priority processing.

Our school code is 008298.

Most degrees at Indian Hills can be completed in approximately 2 years depending on program and individual circumstances such as transfer credits and time away from school.

View detailed program requirements in our catalog.

A criminal background check is required pending entrance into the Education program.

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Jennifer Boyenga
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