Childrens behavior and educational requirements are weighed heavily on their family situations. To help you create a positive and effective learning environment for all children, the Early Childhood Education Associates degree with a specialization in Child and Family Studies at Rasmussen College develops students' teaching skills that positively impacts an entire family. In this program specialization, you will learn core teaching strategies that not only impact a child but their surrounding family. Learn how to connect with your students' parents or guardian, and become a more well-rounded educator. Students in this online Early Childhood Education specialization will take courses like child psychology, family resource management, and child advocacy. Learn more about how this 1.5-2 year online program can get you to your career goals by "requesting information".