Certificate in Early Childhood Education
Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute

Program Details

CCC&TI offers four online certificates in Early Childhood Education. Students can choose from programs focusing on Child Care Operator, School-Age Provider, Teacher Caregiver, or Infant/Toddler.

Each certificate program combines virtual learning with in-person experience under the supervision of a qualified teacher. Graduates will be skilled in creating and implementing developmentally appropriate education plans for young children. The program emphasizes child growth and development, physical and nutritional needs of children, care and guidance of children, and communication skills with parents and children.

Graduates can find employment in settings including:

  • Child care programs
  • Preschool
  • Public and private schools
  • Recreational centers
  • Head Start programs
  • School age programs

Learning Pace


% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute is accredited by:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

High School or Equivalent

Admission Tests

Placement Test

Application Requirements

Additional Materials May Be Requested, Criminal Background Check, Official High School Transcript/GED Score

Restricted States

Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas, California, Florida, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Missouri, Nebraska, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Dakota, Texas, Utah, Wyoming