Stan Harward, Ed.D.
Mike Patch, Ph.D.
Genan Anderson, PhD
The Early Childhood Education program at UVU is designed to prepare professionals for a wide variety of positions in the early child care Industry by offering certification and degree programs.
This certificate is for students interested in increasing their skills in working with children in child care and preschool programs. Individuals are prepared to work as technicians in public education classrooms and as teacher aides in private centers or Head Start.
Associate Degree (A.S.)
Individuals who earn an Associate Degree are prepared to teach preschool in private and corporate centers, Head Start, and public education tuition preschools, or work as center directors.
The Associate Degree in Early Childhood can be planned to fill the majority of the
requirements for entry into the Elementary Education Program
The UVU Early Childhood Education program is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities. The UVU Teacher Education Preschool is accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children.
*If there is interest in enrolling a child in the UVU teacher education preschool please contact 801-863-8146.