Early Child Care Certificate

Make an impact where it matters

Learn how to work with children from birth through age eight and advance their development. 

Planning age-appropriate activities and learning the stages of a child's development are key components to this program. We'll also focus on teaching you how to document a child's growth and be understanding of a culturally diverse set of students.  

You'll also have the opportunity for fieldwork with this certificate, giving you the hands-on experience, you need.  

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Program Type
Career Program,
1 Year

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Where you'll go

This certificate will have you ready to be a family childcare provider. You can also use this certificate and its credits towards completing our Early Childhood A.A.S. degree.

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Tap into a network of free support services that go far beyond the classroom.

Don't forget your financial aid!

You can save thousands by starting your education here — especially when you compare OCC with traditional 4-year colleges.  And that's not all!  Our Financial Aid specialists can help you navigate the process of getting free aid to help pay for your education.

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