Early Childhood Fast Track Program

Earn your Associate Degree in Early Childhood Education and join a supportive cohort of other early childhood students.

Are you passionate about teaching young children and making a difference in our community? Would you like to move forward in the field of early childhood and earn your degree? Join us for CNM’s Spring 2021 accelerated Early Childhood degree program!

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Fast-Track Benefits 

  • Earn your associate in five semesters: begin in Spring 2021 and finish in Summer 2022
  • Take all classes—even General Education courses—with the same cohort of students each semester
  • Be a full-time student and make progress toward your degree and career goals by taking classes in a 7-week accelerated format
  • Have dedicated advisement and scheduling that allows you to work in the early childhood field and take classes at the same time
  • All courses transfer to any four-year institution in the state
  • Have the option to complete your bachelor’s degree online
  • Earn your child development certificate at the same time you’re working toward your associate degree
  • Financial aid and scholarships available (Please consider applying for the Teacher Preparation Affordability Scholarship, Early Childhood Education and Care [CYFD] Scholarship, and other CNM Scholarships through the myScholarship application.)


  • Applications open August 7
  • Application deadline: December 4
  • Program begins Spring 2021

Application for Spring 2021

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