This advanced standing certificate is designed to provide you with leadership and management skills needed to work successfully with diverse individuals in early childhood settings. Completion of the Early Childhood Studies diploma or a current Child Development Associate (CDA) credential is required to be considered for the certificate. Class options allow you to tailor the certificate to your work demands or goals. You may take certificate courses as a part of the Early Childhood Education AAS.

To register or if you have questions:

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Estimated Program Costs

In-state tuition and fees: $3,072.00 *
Out-of-state tuition and fees: $3,088.00 *
Educational fees: $97.00/semester
Estimated books: $200.00/semester
Estimated transportation and personal expense: $2,273.00/semester
Estimated housing and meals: $3,825.00/semester

* This is an approximate cost based on tuition and fees set by the Board of Directors before each school year. Course level fees may also apply. Additional charges for licensure or credential testing may be a part of your program.

Required Classes for Early Childhood Program Administration | Cert

ECE 290 Early Childhood Prog Admin 3
ECE 930 Administration Practicum 1
PSY 102 Human & Work Relations 3
ACC 111 Intro to Accounting I OR 3
ACC 131 Principles of Accounting I 4
MGT 101 Principles of Management OR 3
MGT 130 Principles of Supervision OR 3
BUS 102 Intro to Business OR 3
BUS 130 Intro to Entrepreneurship 3
MGT 200 Managing Diversity OR 3
SOC 200 Minority Group Relations 3

Entrance Requirements

Early Childhood Studies Diploma or current Child Development Associate (CDA) credential.

Meet Your Faculty and Staff

Jennifer Weber
Administrative Program Coordinator
712.274.8733 Ext. 1389
Sioux City Campus, Room A22L
Dr. Michael Rohlena
Assoc Dean of Instruction for Career & Technical Education
712.274.8733 Ext. 3217
Sioux City Campus, Room B107