A QUICK INTRO
The Early Childhood Administration curriculum prepares individuals pursuing administrating roles in diverse child care settings to effectively work with children, families and teachers. The certificate is composed of learning opportunities in developmental theories, competency and evidence-based professional knowledge, administrative skills and leadership qualities.
WHAT YOU STUDY
Course work includes foundations in early childhood education, physical/nutritional needs of young children, safety issues in the care of young children; communication and leadership skills with teachers, families and children; programming and staffing, budgeting/financial management and marketing, and rules and regulations of early childhood programs.
WHAT YOU CAN DO
Employment opportunities include entrepreneurship and/or management of child development and child care programs, preschools, public and private schools, recreational centers, Early Head Start and Head Start Programs and other programs.
WHAT YOU CAN EARN
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Click on title for course description. For your convenience, the following listing includes only credit hours for each course. For a comprehensive listing of classroom, lab and clinical hours for each course, click on this PDF.
FALL SEMESTER I
|EDU||119||Intro to Early Childhood Education||4|
|EDU||261||Early Childhood Administration I||3|
SPRING SEMESTER I
|EDU||131||Child, Family, & Community||3|
|EDU||153||Health, Safety & Nutrition||3|
|EDU||262||Early Childhood Administration II||3|