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How to Apply

The BAS-T program builds off the strong foundation of a professional/technical associate in applied science (AAS-T) degree in Early Childhood Education.

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Please read the BAS-T application instructions before beginning your application.

Application Period

  • First Application Cycle Deadline: April 15, 2023
  • Second Application Cycle Deadline and Final Deadline for Summer Cohort Start: June 1, 2023
  • Final Application Cycle Deadline for Fall Cohort Start: August 15, 2023


  • ENGL& 101
  • MATH 111 or another approved college-level math course
  • AAS-T* in ECE or its equivalent
    *An AAS-T is 40 core credits (humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, communications, and quantitative) plus 50 early childhood credits (some courses may count both as ECE and as core) for a total of 90 credits.
  • Cumulative GPA of at least 2.5 in all education related coursework.
  • Scores on the WEST-B, SAT, or ACT.


Application Checklist