Prekindergarten Education

Flexible. Affordable. Online.

If you are passionate about working with children or if you already work in the child-care profession and want to advance your career, the Associate in Applied Science, Prekindergarten Education program at Miami University Regionals is your next step.

Student Learning Outcomes

  • Students will be able to use understanding of child growth and development, individual differences, and cultures to plan and implement inclusive learning environments that provide each child with access to quality learning experiences.
  • Students will be able to recognize that successful early childhood education depends upon partnerships with children’s families by understanding, and valuing the characteristics of children’s families to create respectful, reciprocal relationships that support and empower families.
  • Students will be able to assess students and plan instruction through formative and summative assessment to monitor students’ learning and promote a full range of competencies for each student to address learners’ diversity.
  • Students will be able to foster engagement in learning by establishing and maintaining social norms for classrooms and building interpersonal relationships with students that promote students’ social and emotional development.
  • Students will be able to deliver instruction using a cohesive sequence of lessons and effective instructional practices, using explicit instruction and feedback as appropriate to support and enhance children’s learning. 

Why Miami is Cutting Edge

Learning on the Job

Our online program allows you to pursue a Miami degree on your own time. With comprehensive courses, dedicated faculty and placement in professional childcare facilities, our curriculum will provide you with the quality education you need to achieve your career goals.

Miami Regionals E-Campus

Miami Regionals E-Campus is recognized for its exceptional online instructional and learning support. Its online course room system is cutting-edge with easy navigation and communication. Classes are small allowing personal attention within the online classroom, which we believe is critical to Miami Regionals online student success

Ready for a Future of Caring Success

We prepare you to care for and educate children up to five years of age who are not yet in kindergarten. Many of our graduates are employed in public and private care centers, preschools, and Head Start facilities, both as teachers and administrators. Successful completion of the Pre-K Program meets the Ohio Department of Education requirements for the Initial Five-Year Professional Licensure in Prekindergarten Education.

The Building Blocks of an Education

In addition to preparing you for a successful career in childcare education and administration right now, the associate in Applied Science degree can also be applied to a Bachelor of Integrative Studies (BIS) and a majority of the required hours may be applied to a Bachelor of Science in Education with a focus on early childhood education once admission requirements are met and placement in a cohort is made.

For more information, contact the Prekindergarten Program Coordinator at 513-727-3289 or the Office of Admission at 513-785-3111.