NAEYC Annual Measures

The Associate of Applied Science (AAS) in Early Childhood Development, at the University of Alaska Anchorage, is accredited by the Commission on the Accreditation of Early Childhood Higher Education Programs of the National Association for the Education of Young Children, www.naeyc.org. The accreditation term runs from Spring 2018 through Spring 2025.

Number of Program Completers

Academic Year Number of Program Completers % of program completers who were attending full-time (at the time of completion) % of program completers who were attending part-time1 (at the time of completion)
2018-2019 23 48% 52%
2017-2018 7 17% 83%
2016-2017 11 9% 91%

Program Completion Rates

Academic year in which a fall cohort of full-time candidates enrolled in the program (select 3 sequential years) % of those candidates who completed the program within 150% of the published timeframe % of those candidates who completed the program within 100%, 200% (twice), or 300% (three times) of the published timeframe. (Please circle, underline or bold the indicator above on which the program will report.)
2018-2019 46% 100%
2017-2018 33.3% 100%
2016-2017 33.3% 100%

Institutional Selected Data

The fall-to-fall retention rate in the program for each of the three most recently completed academic years

Academic Year % of Part-time Candidates Enrolled in the Program (% of Total Enrollment) Retention Rate Among Part-time Candidates % of Full-Time Candidates Enrolled in the Program (% of Total Enrollment) Retention Rate Among Full-time Candidates
2018-2019 74% 26% 26%  63%
2017-2018 78.3% 20% 21.7%  66.7%
2016-2017 78.1% 66.7% 21.9%  78.6%

1Part-time status is defined by the institution.