We provide both a certificate track for those interested in childcare management and a transfer track for those seeking a four-year early childhood education degree.
Childcare Management Certificate
Our certificate program prepares students for supervisor or manager positions. It’s intended for students who currently hold a related associate, bachelor or master’s degree and who have extensive work experience in early care or education.
Our program provides training in
small business management concepts
interpersonal competencies and professional ethics required to work with diverse groups of children, parents, colleagues and in the community
Admission is restricted to those who meet prerequisite requirements and/or have permission of the department chair.
For all courses requiring off-site field work and the capstone field placement course leading to graduation, the Childcare Management Certificate requires:
Clear criminal background check
Health assessment denoting good health
Negative tuberculosis skin test
Student liability insurance
Current certification in First Aid and Infant, Child and Adult CPR.