Early Childhood Administrative Credential Certificate

Program Number: 97-307-1
School Year: 2020-2021
Campus: Online
This program is NOT eligible for financial aid

Earn necessary credentials in as little as a year to work as an administrator or director in an Early Childhood setting with the Early Childhood Administrator Credential certificate at MPTC.

About the Program

The Early Childhood Administrative Credential is designed for current or new directors, administrators and child care teachers in early childhood fields. This online early childhood credential offers flexibility for busy, working adults.

What You'll Learn

Keep working in the field while you earn your credential. The courses will help you to increase or refine your business skills in areas such as: staffing, developing budgets, laws and regulations, best practices and performance standards. Graduates of the program are prepared to assess community needs and lead facilities management.

Graduates of the certificate may apply to The Registry for the Wisconsin Professional Credential for Child Care Administrators.

Scholarships may be available for students who are employed in a licensed child care center or a licensed or certified family child care program. Applicants must have the support of their employer and possess a high school diploma or GED. Scholarships for the Early Childhood Administrative Credential Certificate are available through the Wisconsin Early Childhood Association T.E.A.C.H. program.

Approximate Costs
Admission Process
Transfer Opportunities
Approximate Costs
  • $136.50 per credit (resident)
  • $204.75 per credit (out-of-state resident)
  • Online students are not charged out-of-state fees.
  • Please refer to the MPTC Student Handbook for additional enrollment fee information.
Admission Process

Standard Admissions steps details

    Transfer Opportunities
    1. Transfer in prior college work or get a free transcript review. Start here.
    2. Transfer a Moraine Park degree to earn a bachelor’s – learn more.
    Request Program Information

    Request Program Information

    Semester 1
    307-181ECE: Child Care Operations Management3
    307-182ECE: Child Care Financial Management3
    307-204ECE: Child Care Administration and Supervision3
    Total 9
    Semester 2
    307-184ECE: Child Care External Environment3
    307-185ECE: Child Care Best Practices3
    307-186ECE: Child Care Administrator Capstone3
    Total 9
    Total Credits18