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Education Paraprofessional Associate Degree

Where To Go From Here

This program prepares students to be qualified educational paraprofessionals in Title I schools and other school districts complying with the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001, and it offers students a solid foundation in general education courses, as well as education-related courses. Numerous elective courses are available to tailor the program to each student’s specific interests. Students interested in transferring to a four-year institution are encouraged to consult an MCC counselor or academic advisor.

Why This Degree

Students who earn an associate of applied science degree will be prepared to assist, instruct and supervise students in primary, secondary and other child care centers; this job is most commonly known as a teacher’s assistant. This degree also provides the foundation for continued study at the bachelor degree level, landing a career as a post-secondary teacher earning $38,290 to $75,430 per year.