State Short Early Childhood Education - General

Social Services & Education Pathway

23 Credits   |   2-4 Quarters

Pathway at a Glance

You're passionate about improving others' lives—whether you're educating young minds, helping others get in shape, or observing human interaction, you can begin making a difference with our Social Services and Education Pathway.


The Early Childhood Education certificates are designed to provide persons interested in working with children a systematic study of the care, development, and education of children from birth to age eight. Students gain the knowledge and competency necessary for a professional career working with young children.

Courses by Quarter
Entry Requirements
State Stackable Certificate Requirements: Prerequisite for Short Certificate of Specialization - Completed Initial Certificate. Prerequisite for State Early Childhood Education Certificate - Completed Initial Certificate and Short Certificate of Specialization.
Quarter Plan: 
Program Student Learning Outcomes

At the completion for the Early Childhood Education Program, the successful student will be able to:

  • Critically thinking in order to analyze, evaluate and solve problems using multiple methodologies
  • Having multicultural awareness thru exhibiting an understanding of the ways economic, political, social, and culture factors impact identity and interactions
  • Computation through identification, understanding and communicating the differences between quantitative and qualitative date and be able to explain results
  • Demonstrating ethics through identifying complex ethical issues and recognizing and evaluating interrelationships of related issues
  • Communicating effectively through written and verbal communications skills


Revision Date: 
Monday, April 25, 2022