Graduate Certificate in Early Childhood Education
The Early Childhood Education Certificate offers additional coursework in Early Childhood Education to public and private school teachers, administrators, and support professionals who hold a baccalaureate degree and who are seeking additional knowledge and training in the field of Early Childhood Education. This Certificate can be used as an area of emphasis in many M.Ed programs within the College of Education.
This Graduate Certificate is eligible to receive Title IV funding – Direct Unsubsidized Loans and Graduate PLUS loans by request. To be considered for aid, students need to submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
Note: The graduate certificate in Early Childhood Education DOES NOT lead to teacher certification.
Applicants seeking admission to the graduate certificate program in Early Childhood Education must submit the following directly to the Office of Graduate Admissions:
- Graduate Application
- Application fee
- Official transcript from the baccalaureate degree granting institution
- A list of 3 professional references with contact information.
- Writing sample
|Graduate Certificate in Early Childhood Education|
|Select 4 courses from the following:||12|
|Curriculum Dev-Early Child Edu|
|Lang & Lit Dev In Young Child|
|Curr Pract-Early Child Setting|
|Buildg Rel With Div Fam& Child|
|Theor. Perspctv-Early Child Ed|
|Development Of The Young Child|
|Special Topics Erly Childhd Ed (Can only be taken once )|