Have a Question?
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.
Listen to this page
Translate this page
    Share this page
    • Share on Twitter
    • Share on Facebook
    • Share on Google Plus
    • Share on LinkedIn
    APPLY NOW »or call 1-800-472-4554

    early childhood administrative credential certificate

    REQUEST PROGRAM INFORMATION

      Program Number: 97-307-1
      School Year: 2019-2020
      Certificate
      Campus: Online
      This program is NOT eligible for financial aid
      FLEx Degree

      Program Description

      The Early Childhood Administrative Credential Certificate is comprised of six courses (18 credits) that address the many roles of program administrators and directors in early childhood settings. Students gain more knowledge in areas such as staffing, budget development, facilities management, determining community needs, understanding laws and regulations as well as best practices and performance standards.

      The coursework is designed for current administrators, supervisors and child care teachers from early childhood settings who want to develop a stronger knowledge base of the administrative role. Upon completion, students may also 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 or exempt early childhood 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.

      Approximate Costs

      • $134.20 per credit (resident)
      • $201.30 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

      Visit the Admissions Page for details

      Courses

      NumberTitleCrs
      Semester 1
      307-204ECE: Child Care Administration and Supervision3
      307-181ECE: Child Care Operations Management3
      307-182ECE: Child Care Financial Management3
      307-184ECE: Child Care External Environment3
      307-185ECE: Child Care Best Practices3
      307-186ECE: Child Care Administrator Capstone3
      Total18
       

      Program Guide

      For additional information on program curriculum, prerequisites and general education course options, please contact your advisor.

      Transfer Opportunities

      Check out the Credit Transfers page for more information.

      Additional Information

      *Enrollment may limit the campus availability or delivery of certain courses.

      For co-curricular activities and opportunities related to this program/certificate, click here.