Early Childhood Program Administration

Certificate Program
ECP1

Program Description
The purpose of the early childhood program administration technical certificate program is to provide the necessary skills to administer and manage a child-care business anywhere in Georgia, and to provide a career path for people working in the field who wish to move into administration. The courses are embedded in the existing program management concentration of the degree. This certificate does not qualify for financial aid as it does not meet minimum hour requirements.  (Program Length: 2 Semester Minimum)

Employment Opportunities
Child care center director or assistant director


COURSE TITLE NUMBER CREDITS

Essential Technical Courses

 

9

Child Growth and Development

ECCE 1103

3

Program Administration and Facility Management

ECCE 2320

3

Personnel Management

ECCE 2322

3

 

Total Hours

9

**Suggested First Semester classes: ECCE 1103 (Prerequisite for ECCE 2201)

Note: Some courses may have additional prerequisites not listed in the curriculum. Please refer to individual course descriptions for further information.

* ECCE 2320 and ECCE 2322 may be taken in any order. ECCE 2320 is offered fall semester and ECCE 2322 is offered spring semester.