The Early Childhood Development Certificate program prepares students for employment in educational programs for young children such as child development centers and nursery schools. This certificate is organized with standards from the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC).

Students obtain a basic understanding of the needs of young children and are trained to implement quality pre-school programming. They also learn growth and development principles and discipline techniques.

Special Admissions Requirements
• Meet the specific program requirements outlined in admissions requirements.
• Completed physical exam, including T.B. screening and hepatitis vaccines.
• Satisfactory police or government record check to indicate no prior child abuse or neglect record.

Certificate
30 semester hours

Fall

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COL-103

3

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3

ECD-131

3

0

3

Spring

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