3 months
Participating campus

Program length is approximate and assumes full-time enrollment.

Students who successfully complete this certificate with a minimum grade of 2.0 in each class are eligible to apply to take the CDA examination, which leads to a nationally recognized CDA credential. The Child Development Associate (CDA) National Credentialing Program focuses on the skills of early care and education professionals. It is designed to provide performance-based training, assessment, and credentialing of childcare staff, home visitors, and family child care providers.

Can prepare you for careers in

  • Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education
  • Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education

Offered at

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By adding a program to your backpack, you can keep track of programs you’re interested in. When you’re ready, we can put you in contact with those campuses.