on-campus teaching degree in elementary education

Associate Degree in Early Childhood Education

The A.A. in Early Childhood Education prepares you to teach in christian or public early education and preschools. You will be proficient in developing curriculum and designing and implementing instruction and assessment for children in preschool. You will also master developmentally appropriate classroom management strategies and learn how to differentiate instruction for diverse students.


As part of this program, you have access to the following courses.

Major Studies

  • Foundations of Education
  • Children’s Literature
  • Child and Adolescent Growth and Development
  • Psychology of Education
  • Literacy Instruction I
  • Literacy Instruction II


Whether you are called to full-time ministry or to Christian service in the workplace, you will find the degree you need at SAGU. The university provides an environment that will strengthen your faith and your mind.


When you learn through SAGU, you have access to full on-campus support and resources. Plus, the small class size creates and atmosphere where faculty personally invest in your well-being.


Students who graduate from SAGU AIC graduate on average with 20% less debt than other private universities. Our Financial Aid team happily helps you secure grants, scholarships and other federal financial resources to make your college investment.


You can be confident that your SAGU AIC degree is recognized across the country.

Southwestern Assemblies of God University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate, baccalaureate, masters, and doctorate degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Southwestern Assemblies of God University.