Feb 29, 2024  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Academic Catalog

Early Childhood Education & Development Certificate

Location(s): Kansas City Kansas Community College


PROGRAM/CIP CODE: ECED.TCERTA/ECED.TCERTB/19.0706

CREDITS REQUIRED: 16/31

DIVISION: Social and Behavioral Sciences and Public Services

CONTACT: : ECED@kckcc.edu

This program is designed to promote quality early childhood education for all young children, birth through age eight, and to improve professional practice in the early childhood community. Knowledge, skills, and techniques gained in this program will assist you in becoming competent in the field of Early Childhood professions. Successful completion of this program will enable you to gain employment in educational and social service settings serving young children and their families. Students may choose a series of courses that will lead to preparation for the entry level, National Child Development Associate (CDA®) credential. These courses bridge into the two-year degree, the Associate in Applied Science-Early Childhood Education & Development.

Students seeking to transfer into a bachelor’s degree should review Associate in Science in Early Childhood Education and Development-Child Development.

Student seeking to transfer into a bachelor’s degree program and to earn State of Kansas certification as a classroom teacher should review Associate in Science in Early Childhood Education and Development-Unified Early Childhood

Requirements for Admission to the Program

  • Reading and Writing scores of 250 on the Accuplacer tests
  • Contact program coordinator for program-specific advising.