Massasoit Community College

Massasoit Community College is a community college serving the southeastern region of Massachusetts. The college as a whole recognizes its unique relationship and responsibility to the community in which it resides. This recognition is also embedded in the Child Care Education Program, which reflects the needs of the students, children, families, and the community. The Child Care Education Program is accredited by the NAEYC.


The Child Care Education Program supports the College Mission of providing all students with needed support services to successfully complete their educational goals. The Department is committed to meeting the diverse needs of the student population to ensure that students complete the program and enter the work force or transfer to another institution to continue their education.

Resources available:

Support services for students begin prior to attending the College. Financial Aid workshops are offered to help navigate the financial aid process. The Child Care Education Department helps students currently working in the Early Childhood field to access the Educator and Provider Support Grant and the Massachusetts Early Childhood Scholarship Program.

Student Supports provided:

The College and the Child Care Education Department is committed to providing individual academic support services tailored to meet diverse student needs. The Department provides individualized academic support, advising, coaching and mentoring.

Programs Available

Child Care Education Transfer Option Associate Degree Program

The Child Care Education Transfer Option is designed to meet the requirements of the Massachusetts Transfer Compact.  The goal is to facilitate transfer to early childhood preparation programs at Massachusetts public four-year institutions.

Child Care Education and Administration Associate Degree Program

The Child Care Education and Administration Program prepares students for Department of Early Education and Care Certification as Lead Teacher and with additional experience Director Certification.