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Catalog 2012-2013 
Catalog 2012-2013 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Early Childhood Development Certificate

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No. of Credits: 27
Contact: P. Allen, Chair, Social Sciences, Human Services, and Teacher Education Division; M. Hunt, Program Coordinator, Early Childhood Development

The Early Childhood Development certificate program prepares individuals to be preschool teachers in child care centers in Maryland. In addition, the program provides the opportunity for those presently employed as child care staff to update and enhance their competencies.

Potential places of employment for graduates include child care centers, child development centers, nursery schools, residential facilities, and family child care homes.

The final course, EDU 1910 , requires that the student travel off campus to early childhood programs approved for cooperative education experiences.

The maximum number of credits accepted in transfer from other institutions to this program is 20.

To learn more about Early Childhood Development Certificate click here.

Required Courses and Recommended Sequence:

The following is a recommended sequence of courses for completing this program. Developmental and prerequisite course requirements, credit load, and/or course availability may affect a student’s individual progress. Students should consult their online program evaluation or an academic advisor for individual program planning.


* Courses requiring a prerequisite

** Program option

*** special criteria for required general education courses

**** Pending MHEC approval

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