Early Childhood

The Early Childhood Diploma prepares individuals to work in licensed child care settings, regulated home day care settings, child development centers, church play schools, after-school settings, camps, and recreational centers. Diploma graduates will have the necessary credential to be an administrator/director in a childcare setting. This diploma provides instruction in child development, behavior management, lesson planning, health and safety issues, and working with special needs children.

All courses in this diploma program may be applied toward completion of the Associate of Applied Science degree in Early Childhood Education.