Early Childhood Care/Education

Program Outcomes

The Early Childhood Care/Education Associate of Applied Science Degree Program is currently pursuing program accreditation through the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC).

Number of Program Completers

Academic Year

Number of program completers

% of program completers who were attending full-time (at the time of completion)

% of program completers who were attending part-time (at the time of completion)

 AY 2020

20 (12/Augusta, 7/Thomson, 1/Waynesboro) 55% (n=11) 45% (n= 9)

 AY 2019

16 (12/Augusta, 2/Thomson, 2/Waynesboro) 75% (n=12) 25% (n=4)

 AY 2018

26 (18/Augusta, 3/Thomson, 5/Waynesboro) 69.2% (n=18) 30.8% (n= 8)

 

Program Completion Rate

Published Completion Times By Entry Term and Location

 

Number of Semesters for Completion

 Fall Semester Entry

5 5 6

 Spring Semester Entry

5 6 0

 

The following chart indicates the percentage of full-time students completing the program within the program's published timeframe.

Program Completers in Relation to Published Timeline

Academic year in which a Fall cohort of full-time students enrolled at the institution.

Percentage of those students who completed the program within 150% of the published timeframe

Percentage of those students who completed the program within 100% of the published timeframe.

Percentage of those students who completed the program within 200% of the published timeframe.

AY 2014 Fall Term

 5 terms (n=4)

25%

50%

100%

 6 terms (n=2)

0%

100%

100%

AY 2014 Spring Term

 5 terms (n=1)

0%

100%

100%

 6 terms (n=1)

100%

100%

100%

AY 2015 Fall Term

 5 terms (n=2)

50%

100%

100%

 6 terms (n=0)

     

AY 2015 Spring Term

 5 terms (n=2)

50%

50%

100%

 6 terms (n=0)

     

AY 2016 Fall Term

 5 terms (n=4)

0%

100%

100%

 6 terms (n=0)

     

AY 2016 Spring Term

 5 terms (n=0)

     

 6 terms (n=0)

     

AY 2017 Fall Term

 5 terms (n=1)

0%

100%

100%

 6 terms (n=1)

100%

100%

100%

AY 2017 Spring Term

 5 terms (n=3)

67%

100%

100%

 6 terms (n=0)

     

AY 2018 Fall Term

 5 terms (n=0)

 

   

 6 terms (n=1)

100%

100%

100%

 Notes: All cohorts are of full-time (12 credit hours or more) students who declared the Early Childhood Care/Education Degree program in the indicated term. The program is offered on three campuses with differing published times to completion. The cohort counts are indicated by "n."

 

Graduate Follow-up Information

Academic Year

Number of Graduates

Number of Graduates (and % of total) who are employed in the early childhood profession within one year of graduation*

Number of Graduates (and % of total) who are pursuing further education in the early childhood profession within one year of graduation*

 AY 2017

12

10 (83.3%)

0

 AY 2016

28

18 (64.29%)

0

 AY 2015

23

17 (73.91%)

2 (8.7%)

NOTE: Data Source: KMS report TEC0112 “Total Placement by Program."