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Find an accessible entry into graduate coursework in management through our 18-credit certificate course of study. Step up your grasp of Early Childhood Program Administration while you discern if pursuing a MED is right for you.
Through our project-based approach, apply what you learn immediately to current workplace challenges and gain experience in addressing educational management issues.
This certificate requires six courses (3 credits each) and can be completed in five terms or less. Should you choose to pursue an MED, you can apply credits earned to your degree requirements, as long as you earned a GPA of 3.0 or better.
Designed for student currently enrolled in the M.Ed program who desire to graduate with a teaching specialization and a certificate in Early Childhood Program Administration
This certificate is also for those who have a Bachelor's Degree in teaching, business, or a related field who desire a knowledge in childhood program administration, and for those with an undergraduate degree in Early Childhood Education or a related field, the Certificate of Early Childhood Program Administration gives you a more in-depth skill set and knowledge related to program administration in an early childhood setting.
|GEE 501||Early Childhood and Play: From Theory to Practice||3|
|GEE 504||Supporting Children and Families||3|
|GEE 540||Curriculum for Administrators||3|
|GEE 541||HR in the Early Childhood Setting||3|
|GEE 542||Program Administration in the Early Childhood Setting||3|
|GEE 543||Financial Management in the Early Childhood Setting||3|
Intended Time to Completion: 12 months**
Jobs related to this program as determined by the US Department of Labor/Employment and Training Administration
*Based on 2013-14 tuition of $769 per credit hour; this rate is subject to change, as tuition increases
**Calculated by assuming student takes one, 3-credit course for each 8-week term. It is expected that students who opt out of enrolling in consecutive terms will take longer to complete the program.