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School-Age Education

School Age Education

With school-age education credentials, you will be prepared to work in child care programs, before/after school programs, and recreational centers. Job responsibilities can include planning and implementing programs that foster language, physical, and social development of children in elementary and middle school.

Students will combine learned theories with practice in school settings under the supervision of qualified teachers. Course work includes child grow/development; computer technology in education; physical/nutritional needs of school-age children; care and guidance of school-age children; and communications with families and children.

Graduates will be prepared to work in elementary and middle schools, for private schools, and in various education programs.


The following credentials are possible with this program:

School-Age Education - Degree (A55440)

School-Age Education - Diploma (D55440)

School-Age Education - Certificate (C55440)

School-Age Education - Special Education Certificate (C55440B)

School-Age Education - School Age Specialist Certificate (C55440C)

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School of Applied Science and Technology
Associate of Applied Science Degree Program

South Piedmont has an extensive selection of Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree programs developed for occupational fields. Emphasizing career preparation, these programs of study provide in-depth career preparation and General Education courses so that students are prepared with knowledge or skills in a specialized area.

Note: The coursework for an AAS degree can be completed in two years. The AAS degree program is not designed as a college transfer program; however, because of bilateral agreements with several four-year colleges and universities, courses taken as part of AAS programs may be accepted for transfer credit.

To begin your program of study, call the Enrollment Hotline at 704-272-5391 or send an email to admissions@spcc.edu.

Enrolled students should consult their academic advisors about the transferring process.


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