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Early Childhood Education Certificate

The Early Childhood Certificate Program is designed as a first step in a preparing individuals to be competent professionals in a growing field. The Early Childhood Certificate Program provides students with the most current knowledge, skills, and to cultivate the dispositions that will enable them to become exemplary early childhood educators. Graduates will be ready for immediate entry into the ECE field or for transfer to our Early Childhood Associates in Arts Degree. The courses can be offered online, hybrid or as a cohort at an early childhood education agency. Our certificate offers the flexibility to design what your area of focus will be; infant and toddler, preschool, or family childcare.

Early Childhood Certificate Program Requirements 

Course Number Course Title  
CS101 Computer Concepts and Applications  3
ED103 Introduction to Early Childhood Education 3
ED116 Health, Safety, and Nutrition for Young Children 3
ED204 Strategies for Children's Behavior  3
ED205 Children with Special Needs 3
ED223 Program Administration for Early Childhood 3
ED224 Supervision and Personnel Management in Programs for Children 3
EN101 English I 3
PS103 Child Development  3
  Education Elective1 3
  Total Credit 30
1 Students may take ED110, ED120, or ED121.

Gainful Employment Disclosure 

In compliance with new federal regulations designed to show how certificate programs prepare graduates for gainful employment, Fisher College provides the following information for each certificate program in our Gainful Employment Disclosure

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