Early Childhood Administrative Credential Certificate

Program Number: 97-307-1
School Year: 2021-2022
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.

Number Title Crs
Semester 1
307-181 ECE: Child Care Operations Management 3
307-182 ECE: Child Care Financial Management 3
307-204 ECE: Child Care Administration and Supervision 3
Total 9
Semester 2
307-184 ECE: Child Care External Environment 3
307-185 ECE: Child Care Best Practices 3
307-186 ECE: Child Care Administrator Capstone 3
Total 9
Total Credits 18