Early Childhood Care/Education Diploma
Offered at the Following Campus Locations
The Early Childhood Care and Education Diploma program is a sequence of courses designed to prepare students for a variety of careers in the field of early childhood education. The program emphasizes a combination of early childhood care and education theory and practical application as well as limited general core competencies necessary for successful employment. Graduates have qualification to be employed in early care and education settings, including child care centers and Head Start.
This program requires either the Next Generation ACCUPLACER®, ACCUPLACER®, or COMPASS college placement test and High School Diploma or GED.
ACCUPLACER® Next Gen scores: Reading 224, Writing 236, Arithmetic 229
ACCUPLACER® minimum scores: Reading Comprehension 55, Sentence Skills 60, Arithmetic 34
COMPASS minimum scores: Reading 70, Writing 32, Mathematics 26
Note: Students will be required to complete a satisfactory National Criminal Background Check before they can complete this program of study