Professional Credential for Infants/Toddlers Career Outlook

Job growth in child care is expected to increase faster than the national average for all occupations through 2026 ( Professional advancement in the field of early care comes with increased specialized training in the unique needs of infants and toddlers.

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Early Childhood Education

As a student in this program, you’ll take a variety of courses related to early childhood development, curriculum, behavior guidance and working with families that will prepare you for success in this high-demand field.

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E-CHiLD is the online version of the Early Childhood Education associate degree program. E-CHiLD is designed to build meaningful relationships, maximize educational technology and promote timely program completion.

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E-Connect - Child Care Services 

E-Connect-Child care Services is an innovative Early Childhood Education one-year technical diploma that includes the first year of the Early Childhood Education associate degree and the Group Child Care Essentials pathway certificate coursework.

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Group Child Care Essentials

In this rewarding career, you will make a difference in the lives of families every day. The Group Child Care Essentials certificate can serve as a launching point for your career in early childhood education.


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