Program Description

This certificate is designed to provide the minimum education and training requirements required by the state of Wisconsin Department of Children and Families to work in a child care setting.

Financial Aid

Not Available

Availability

Courses for this program may be available at a variety of campus locations through multiple modes of delivery if you meet the admission requirements and prerequisites.

50-60 %
at Wausau
50-60 %
at Antigo
50-60 %
at Medford
50-60 %
at Phillips
50-60 %
at Spencer
50-60 %
at Wittenberg
50-60 %
at Online

* Campus and online availability of courses and programs may be subject to change.

Outcomes

Graduates will be able to…

  • Apply appropriate child guidance techniques when working with young children
  • Demonstrate developmentally appropriate practices for curriculum
  • Recognize the impact of state licensing requirements as they relate to early care settings

Courses

The Early Childhood Education - Provider Certificate Certificate is a 9 Credit program. The following is a typical semester breakdown of the courses within the program.

First Term

ECE: FOUNDATIONS OF ECE 3.00
ECE: GUIDING CHILD BEHAVIOR 3.00
ECE: CHILD DEVELOPMENT 3.00
ECE: CHILDREN W/DIFF ABILITIES 3.00
ECE: FAMILY & COMMUNITY REL 3.00
ECE: HLTH SAFETY & NUTRITION 3.00
ECE: INFANT & TODDLER DEV 3.00
ECE: STEM 3.00

Credit for Prior Learning Available

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Pathways

Pathways are a series of connected programs that enable you to advance over time to better jobs and higher levels of education and training. By earning one degree, you could also be completing several courses of a related program in a pathway, bringing you one step closer to an advanced degree.

Completing the Early Childhood Education - Provider Certificate Certificate Earns You:

Admissions Process

Our application process takes just a few minutes to complete, but we want to make sure you have the things you’ll need on hand to complete the application. We’re here to help if you have any questions while submitting your application.

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The application can be submitted online and takes just a few minutes to complete.

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What’s Next?

We’ll review your application and let you know if we need anything else. If you’re all set, your acceptance letter will be mailed to you.