Degree: Career Studies Certificate
Program Code: 221-636-04
Program Length: 1 Semester
Minimum Credits: 16
Distance Learning Option Available
Russell Hall Room 132
Purpose: The Early Childhood Education Career Studies Certificate is designed to meet the qualification requirements of the Office of Head Start for teaching assistants.
This statewide certificate is intended to align efforts in early childhood education programs aimed at increasing quality in programs serving young children. The certificate is open to all students including Head Start staff.
Program Requirements: The Career Studies Certificate in Early Childhood Education is open to all students with a high school diploma and proficiency in reading and writing. A background check is required prior to participation in CHD 165 .