Certificate of Achievement in Child Development Master Teacher
Cerro Coso Community College

Program Details

The online Certificate of Achievement in Child Development Master Teacher program is for students who want to qualify for Assistant Teacher, Associate Teacher, Teacher, and Master Teacher permits.  Educators learn to examine teaching and care practices that provide a developmentally appropriate program to support children’s growth, development, and learning and to integrate understandings of children’s development and needs to maintain healthy, safe, supportive, and challenging learning environments that demonstrate culturally relevant, inclusive, age-appropriate, and anti-bias approaches respectful of children, families, and early learning professionals.  The curriculum also teaches educators to identify their own values, experiences, and philosophies and how they guide and inform practices while they develop professional expertise in specialized areas of knowledge.  Courses include the core areas of development; child, family, and community; and curriculum.


  • High school diploma, GED or CHSPE certificate, or 18 years of age
  • Official transcripts

School Accreditation Statement

Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges

Restricted States

Alaska, Alabama, Arkansas, Indiana, Illinois, Iowa, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, North Dakota, Utah, Wyoming