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Types of Higher Education Degrees

  • Associate's degree: An award that normally requires at least two but less than four years of full-time equivalent college work.
  • Bachelor's degree: An award (baccalaureate or equivalent degree, as determined by the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Education) that normally requires at least four years but not more than five years of full-time equivalent college-level work.
  • Master's degree: An award that requires the successful completion of a program of study of at least the full-time equivalent of one but not more than two academic years of work beyond the bachelor's degree.
  • Doctoral degree: The highest award a student can earn for graduate study.

TWO YEAR COLLEGES: Information for Early Childhood Education Programs

Here are contact numbers and links to two-year colleges and their Early Childhood education program information.

Honolulu Community College – Early Childhood Program
(808) 845-9289
http://www.hcc.hawaii.edu/tech/earlyed/index.html

Maui College – Human Services Program
(808) 984-3219
http://maui.hawaii.edu

Hawaii Community College - Social Sciences and Humanities Division
(808) 974-7421
http://www.hawcc.hawaii.edu/ece

Kauai Community College - Early Childhood Education Program
(808) 245-8356
http://www.kauaicc.hawaii.edu/programs/ecdc/welcome.htm

FOUR YEAR COLLEGES: Information on Early Childhood Education Programs

Here are contact numbers and links to four-year colleges and their Early Childhood education program information, including degress offerred.

University of Hawaii, Manoa

College of Elementary Education
(808) 956-4416
http://www.catalog.hawaii.edu/academic_units/education/ite.htm
Degrees, Certificates, and Certifications Offered: BEd in elementary education, BEd in secondary education, MEdT Program, Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Secondary Education (PBCSE).

College of Education - Special Education
(808) 956-5591
http://www.catalog.hawaii.edu/academic_units/education/sped.htm

Basic teacher licensure in general education and special education, MEd in special education, BEd dual teacher preparation in elementary/special education, BEd dual teacher preparation in secondary/special education, post-baccalaureate preparation in special education.

College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources
(808) 956-6519
http://http://www.catalog.hawaii.edu/academic_units/ctahr/famr.htm

Bachelors of Science in Family Resources degree (B.S.)
Masters of Education in Early Childhood Education (M.Ed)

University of Hawaii, Hilo

Department of Education
(808) 974-7582
http://www.uhh.hawaii.edu/academics/cas/other/education.php
Masters of Education (M.Ed)

University of Hawaii, West Oahu

Department of Education
http://www.uhwo.hawaii.edu

Chaminade University of Honolulu

Education Department
(808) 739-4652
http://www.chaminade.edu

Bachelors of Science in Early Childhood Education
Bachelors of Science in Elementary Education and Early Childhood Education
Masters of Education in Early Childhood Education
http://www.chaminade.edu/education



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