Looking for a Degree Program in Arizona? Accreditation Matters!

Academic research shows that the most effective early educators graduate from the highest quality education programs.

NAEYC values the role of higher education in advancing the early childhood educator profession. Programs that earn accreditation have demonstrated that they meet a set of national standards—agreed on by experts in the early childhood field—to ensure students graduate with the knowledge and skills all early childhood professionals should possess.

The NAEYC Commission on the Accreditation of Early Childhood Higher Education Programs grants NAEYC Higher Education Accreditation to U.S. programs at the associate, baccalaureate, and master’s degree levels that prepare students to work in the field of early childhood. 

Looking for a degree program in Arizona? Check out the following accredited programs.

Associate Degree IHEs

CentralAZCollege          Paradise-Valley-Community-College              PimaCC


Baccalaureate and Master’s Degree IHEs