Graduate Certificate in Early Childhood Education
California University of Pennsylvania

Program Details

The online Early Childhood Education graduate certificate program is designed for people who are interested in earning additional certification in early childhood education. By using knowledge about child development, families, and useful and proven teaching applications, students will improve the quality of educational settings.  Graduates have the professional expertise needed to meet the specific needs of children and work with parents and other adults to nurture children's physical, social, emotional and intellectual growth.

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Program Accreditation & Licensing

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

School Accreditation & Licensing

California University of Pennsylvania is accredited by:

Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

2.8 or above (4.0 scale)

Applicaton Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Occupational License, Resume/CV

Additional Info

  • The program is open to students with a bachelor's, master's or doctorate degree with elementary, early childhood, or special education teaching certification