Early Childhood Preschool Certificate
Central Carolina Community College

Program Details

Learn how to teach and guide young children with an Early Childhood Preschool Certificate from CCCC. This five-course program can be completed part-time fully online. The curriculum introduces the foundations of early childhood education including learning standards, program types, and curriculum adaptations to meet the needs of each child and family. 

Students will learn to identify typical and atypical development, biological and environmental factors that affect development, and strategies to enhance children’s development. Graduates will be equipped with strategies to help with children’s social, emotional, and cognitive abilities.

Class topics included as a part of this certificate program are:

  • Introduction to early childhood education
  • Child, family, and community
  • Child development
  • Child guidance
  • Health, safety, and nutrition


  • Official high school or GED transcripts

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges