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Early Childhood Administration

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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COURSE INFORMATION

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FALL SEMESTER I

Prefix No. Title Credit
EDU 119 Intro to Early Childhood Education 4
EDU 261 Early Childhood Administration I 3
    Totals 7

SPRING SEMESTER I

Prefix No. Title Credit
EDU 131 Child, Family, & Community 3
EDU 153 Health, Safety & Nutrition 3
EDU 262 Early Childhood Administration II 3
    Totals 9

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