The online Education Paraprofessional Certificate program prepares graduates for employment in a K-12 school district while providing a curriculum which meets the core competencies required. The program provides a career pathway for paraprofessionals which allows them to begin, continue, and enhance their educations. This certificate is part of the Child Development Track of the Human Service degree. Required courses are Foundations of Child Development, Special Needs of Young Children, Guidance: Managing the Physical & Social Environments, and Behavior Management.
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School Accreditation & Licensing
Minnesota West Community and Technical College is accredited by:
Higher Learning Commission (HLC)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationHigh School or Equivalent
Official High School Transcript/GED Score