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.

2017-2018 Major Sheet - Certificate (pdf)
2016-2017 Major Sheet - Certificate (pdf)

Course Offerings

Child Development courses are offered during the Summer 2018 semester.
Child Development courses are offered during the Fall 2018 semester.

Please see the College Catalog for additional information and requirements.