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)
Please see the College Catalog for additional information and requirements.