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High School Students

By participating in our concurrent enrollment program, you can fast-track your degree and receive a Child Development Associate (CDA) credential and an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) in Early Childhood by the time you graduate high school. For information about applying to the university, deadlines for concurrent enrollment and more, please visit WSU Concurrent Enrollment

By following this recommended concurrent enrollment path, you can maximize your time in high school and be well on your way to a Child and Family Studies degree by the time you graduate. 

Early Childhood Education Career Pathway (Printable Version)

Concurrent Enrollment

High School Sophomore

  • ECED 2500 & ECED 2600

High School Junior

  • ECED 2610 (Beginning spring 2022)
  • ECED 2620 (Beginning Fall 2022)
  • ECED 2860 (Beginning Fall 2022) 

High School Senior

  • ECED 2890 (Beginning fall 2022)

Your CDA will be complete! 

Early College

Early College allows high school students to take classes on one of our campuses. 

  • ECED 2670 STEM in Early Childhood
  • ECED 2990A Seminar in Early Childhood Education

Your Associate Degree will be complete! 

Bachelor Degree

Early Childhood or Early Childhood Education Major

Your Bachelor Degree will be complete!  


Revised 8/23/22