Online Graduate Certificate in Early Childhood Program Administration

Online Graduate Certificate in Early Childhood Program Administration

While this 18-credit certificate offers accessible entry into early childhood education graduate studies, it is also an ideal professional development opportunity for those who already hold a master's degree.

Our graduate certificate in Early Childhood Program Administration gives you an in-depth skill set and comprehensive knowledge of program administration specific to an early childhood setting. Through our project-based approach, you'll gain experience in addressing educational management issues-and if you are already in the field, you can immediately apply what you learn to your current workplace.

This certificate is designed for those with undergraduate or graduate degrees in teaching or a related field. It requires six courses (three 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.

Curriculum

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