• 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.


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    PREREQUISITE: Hold a Bachelor's Degree           




  • 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)