Certificate in Early Childhood Education / Child Development
Craven Community College

Program Details

The online Certificate in Early Childhood Education in Child Development program is designed for students who want to teach and work with young children while especially focusing on the mental development of the child.  The curriculum provides knowledge and skills that will help students begin careers in this field or use this certificate to add to other education they have received or are currently taking.  Courses are:
  • Intro to Early Childhood Ed
  • Child Development I
  • Child Development II
  • Child Guidance
  • General Psychology


  • High school diploma or GED
  • Official high school transcripts
  • Official college transcripts, if applicable
  • Placement test may be required

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges