Associate of Arts in Early Care and Education

ENMU's early care and education program will help you develop the skills you need to have a successful career working with young children, especially in child care.

Program Highlights

  • Laboratory-based
  • Extensive field experiences
  • Work at Child Development Center on campus

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Career Pathways

  • Early Care and Education Professionals
    • Center classrooms
    • Head Start and Early Head Start programs
    • Home visiting and early intervention programs

Organizations and Opportunities

You'll have the opportunity to participate in various campus and discipline-related organizations. You may assist faculty on research projects, work in labs and participate in other related activities.

Scholarships and Financial Assistance

Eastern New Mexico University is committed to helping you finance your education. You can find more information about admissions scholarships and find out why more than $22 million in financial assistance was awarded to students last year. Additionally, qualified students are eligible to apply for funding assistance through programs designed to encourage underrepresented groups to pursue careers in science, and faculty-mentored research projects.

Admission Scholarships

High School Courses

If you're interested in majoring in early childhood education at ENMU, try to take courses in the areas of child development and psychology.

Additional Degree Info

You can find additional information about the Associate of Arts in Early Care and Education degree, including the courses you will take when you're an early education and education major at Eastern on our degree plans page.

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