Certificate in early childhood education

  • Teacher reading with childrenCertificate

You may pursue a certificate in early childhood education while earning a Bachelor of Arts in Human Development. The certificate program provides you with knowledge and professional skills to seek employment in a variety of early childhood settings, including child care centers, preschools, Child Protective Services, crisis nurseries and many others.

Requirements:

  • Take the designated courses (PDF) to complete a major in human development.
  • Complete the courses required for the early childhood specialty certificate including a¬†practicum experience with the Child Development Program.
  • Maintain an overall GPA of 2.5 for the required courses.