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Early Childhood Education – Administration: Certificate Program

The Early Childhood Administration Certificate program prepares graduates for positions in child care settings. All courses taken for the certificate can be transferred into the Associate of Applied Science degree.

Individuals completing this certificate with a C average or better will be eligible to apply for the North Carolina Division of Child Development Early Childhood Administration Credential. 

Students may be required to take one or more developmental courses as a result of pre-enrollment placement tests; therefore, the student may need more than the minimum number of semester hours listed for graduation. Developmental courses for this program may include Readiness Level Reading, English, and/or Math and other courses in developmental Reading, English, Math, Biology and Chemistry.

Total Semester Credit Hours in Program: 16

Curriculum: 

Summer Term

Intro to Early Child Education

Credit Hours: 

4.00

Fall Semester

Health, Safety and Nutrition

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Early Childhood Administration I

Credit Hours: 

3.00

Spring Semester

Child, Family, and Community

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Early Childhood Administration II

Credit Hours: 

3.00