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Graduate Certificate in Early Childhood Education

The certificate in Early Childhood Education (ECE) emphasizes the professional preparation of students at the graduate levels for a range of careers in early childhood education (children ages 0-8) within diverse community contexts. The completion of six Early Childhood Education graduate courses provides preparation for working with young children and their families and communities. This program prepares candidates for a highly specialized role and offers a dynamic combination of state-of-the-art theoretical courses and practical application of learning in field education. You can learn more about the program from the Graduate School.

Early Childhood Education Cert (Post-Baccalaureate Certificate)

Program Description for Early Childhood Education Cert

Major: Early Childhood Education Cert Degree: Post-Baccalaureate Certificate

Certificate Requirements (18 credits)

CHOOSE One of the following:

  • RED 6000 Lang. & Cognit Foudnations for Reading
  • RED 6303 Building Literacy Through Play

EEC6205 C and I in Early Childhood Ed (3 Credits)

EEC6261 Program Planning for EC (3 Credits)

EEC6611 Early Childhood Education (3 Credits)

EEC6756 Social-Emotional Development (3 Credits)

EEC6944 Practicum Early Childhood Ed (3 Credits)