Early Childhood Program Administration Certificate


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 M.Ed 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 M.Ed, you can apply credits earned to your degree requirements, as long as you earned a GPA of 3.0 or better.

Professional Graduate Certificate of Early Childhood Program Administration

This certificate is designed for those who have a Bachelor's Degree in teaching, business, or a related field who desire 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.


Course #DescriptionCredits
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
Total Credits: 18

Gainful Employment Information

The U.S. government's Gainful Employment Program regulations provide students with the information they need to make informed educational choices including total program costs, loan repayment rates, and career outlooks. As part of the recent regulations on information disclosure for Gainful Employment (GE, 2011), eligible institutions must make available a standard group of information for all programs defined by the GE regulation. For Champlain College, a private, not-for-profit post-secondary institution, all certificate programs fall under the GE definition.

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