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Early Childhood Education Proficiency Certificate

Do you have an interest in working with young children, but don't know where to start? Our Early Childhood Education proficiency certificate program is a solid choice for students who wish to work with young learners up to five years of age. Through a series of courses with a focus on program planning, you will not only learn to identify key theories of child development, you'll also design course curriculum with a focus on the integrated arts for children birth through age five. This program will enable students to pursue careers as child care practitioners, assistant group supervisors, or teacher aide paraprofessionals and also meets the Pennsylvania Early Learning Keys to Quality Career Lattice Level III.

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Degree Options

Upon receiving your academic certificate, you may enter the workforce or your courses may be applied to the Education associate's degree program at the College, as well as transfer to a four-year college.

Career Options

  • Teacher assistant
  • Childcare worker
  • Special education teacher

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