Certificate Information

Acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to work and/or teach with a specialization in an early childhood education or early learning program, such as a preschool or child care setting.

 A student receiving a certificate in this field will be able to:

  • Exceed the Title 22 requirements for Teacher level employment in private sector programs
  • Meet Title 5 requirements for Teacher level employment in funded programs when adding 16 specified units of General Education
  • Design, implement and evaluate environments that support positive developmental play and learning
  • Design, implement and evaluate activities that support positive developmental plan and learning outcomes for young children
What opportunities might it lead to:

The Master Teacher Certificate qualifies students to teach and supervise other child development teachers and staff. Further education and work experience can lead toward additional career opportunities.


Course Offerings

Please see the College Catalog for additional information and requirements.