• PIERCE COLLEGE -- Fort Steilacoom

    Bachelor of Applied Science in Teaching (BAS-T) Degree Pathway

    This bachelor’s degree leads to teacher certification and two P-3 endorsements: Early Childhood Education and Early Childhood Special Education. It was designed in partnership with local school districts to meet critical shortages in early childhood education. 

    Attend an Information Session -- view upcoming events here 

    Bring with you:

    * Your questions about this new program

    * Transcripts for any colleges and universities attended (unofficial one are okay)

    * Any friends who might be interested in going through the program with you



    AAS-T in ECE or equivalent, passing scores on the WEST-B (or equivalent SAT or ACT scores)


    Estimated Time to Complete Program

    2 years


    Sample Cost Breakdowns

    Full time program: $2239–2268 per quarter for 6 quarters

    Part time program: $1764–2557 per quarter for 8 quarters


    Program Contact​ ​Information​

    Leiani Sherwin 
    (253) 912-2335


    Learn more about Pierce's program here