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Associate of Science in Teaching (AS)

Associate of Science in Teaching (AS)

The Associate of Science in Teaching program at South College Knoxville and Nashville can help you prepare for pursuing a bachelor’s degree in teaching or for a career in early childhood education as a teacher’s aide, preschool teacher, daycare director, or other similar roles. Start working toward your future with an Associate of Science in Teaching degree from South College!

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Degree Features

Associate of Science in Teaching (AS)

  1. Program Duration

    21 months for full-time students

  2. Financial Aid

    Available for qualified applicants

  3. Location

    Earn your Associate of Science degree in Knoxville or Nashville!

Financial Aid

Financial aid, offered through a variety of government, state, and local programs, grants, and scholarships—like Tennessee Promise, Tennessee Reconnect, South College Promise, and others—is available to those who qualify. To learn more about financial aid options available for students in our education and teaching programs, contact a member of our admissions team today.

Industry Outlook

Earning your Associate of Science in Teaching can be the first step toward pursuing a rewarding career as a teacher and can equip you for entering into a bachelor’s-level teacher education initial licensure program. In addition, the Associate of Science in Teaching degree can prepare graduates to work as a Teaching Assistant, Preschool Teacher, Childcare Worker, Preschool and Daycare Center Director, or a Library Assistant.

Associate of Science in Teaching (AS)

Program Overview

Take an active role in inspiring young minds and helping them gain insight into our multi-faceted and diverse world by pursuing a career in teaching or early childhood education. The path to becoming a great teacher begins with a strong academic foundation. At South College, our Associate of Science in Teaching program is designed to provide you with the foundation to enter an elementary education bachelor’s degree program in your final two years of college. This program is also built to ensure that you have the knowledge, skills, and commitment necessary to succeed in a baccalaureate teacher licensure program. With guidance from seasoned educators, our courses can train you to think critically, communicate constructively, and apply your knowledge effectively toward the education of young children.

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Accreditation

South College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award degrees at the doctorate, educational specialist, master’s, baccalaureate, and associate levels, as well as certificates. Questions about the accreditation of South College may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website (www.sacscoc.org).

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