Greenfield Community College

Greenfield Community College

Programs & courses


Early Childhood Education – Associate in Science Curriculum integrates classroom time with direct experience in early childhood settings. Graduates are prepared for immediate employment in the field.

Education (Liberal Arts Option) – Associate in Arts degree Provides a broad range of liberal arts studies with an emphasis on education. The program builds a strong foundation for transfer to a four-year institution and for those who wish to teach in public schools.

Science/Math Education – Associate in Arts degree Designed for students who plan to transfer to a Baccalaureate program in science or math with a goal toward gaining teacher licensure as a qualification for teaching positions in the public school system.

Early Childhood Education – Certificate Licensure for Childhood Educators. Provides the courses required by the Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care for those seeking certification as lead teachers in preschool settings. The program is recommended for those who are now working as aides and desire to increase their skills.


Complete descriptions for education courses can be searched in our online catalog. (Education classes have the course prefix EDU.) Not all classes are offered every semester or year. Refer to the current course guide for availability.