Early Childhood Program Administration Certificate

Online Graduate Certificate in Early Childhood Program Administration

Find an accessible entry into graduate coursework in early childhood education through our 18-credit certificate course of study. Step up your grasp of Early Childhood Program Administration while you discern if pursuing an M.Ed is right for you. This certificate is designed for those who have a Bachelor's Degree in teaching, business or a related field who desire knowledge in early childhood program administration. It is also designed 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.

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.


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

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