Early Childhood Teacher Licensure

Be a leader! Educate children of the 21st century! Teach skills and provide knowledge that helps children prepare and excel in the future! Life.Changing.

Campus Ottumwa, Centerville Campus, and Online
Entry Term Fall, Winter, and Spring
Length of Program 6 Terms (18 Months)
Diploma/Degree  Associate of Arts Degree in Education (A.A.)


It is amazing to see young children learn!  Do you want to be a person that guides and educates small children?  Indian Hills Community College offers an Early Childhood Licensure Teacher Licensure, preparing the student to become a licensed teacher with the Iowa Department of Education.  Courses in this degree are designed to transfer to any institution of higher learning.  Courses may be offered online and on campus. 


What you will gain:
  • Students complete a field experience component, which puts them in real time classrooms.
  • This coursework prepares students to teach in a Preschool through third grade public or private educational setting.
  • This pathway helps to develop critical thinking and communication skills.
  • This pathway encourages networking and inspires innovative teaching strategies for the classroom.


Ready to take your education to the next level? Check out the Early Childhood Teacher Licensure details below to see how our program at Indian Hills Community College will help you get a Life.Changing. Career.


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Questions? Don’t stress. Just ask Deb!

Deb Vos, Program Director, Education
(641) 683-5111 ext. 1835 or (800) 726-2585, ext. 1835
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