National University offers an online Graduate Certificate in Early Childhood Education, designed to meet the State of California Child Development Permit Matrix requirements, but does not confer a credential or licensure. The degree offers a sequence of courses specializing in early childhood teaching for children from birth to age 8.
Non residents of California should consult their state to determine specific requirements of employment.
Bachelor's degree or higher from a regionally accredited college or university
Overall GPA of 2.5 or better, or GPA of 2.75 or higher in the last 90 quarter units (Applicants not meeting GPA may submit satisfactory score from GRE, GMAT, MAT or approved exam.)
Individual degree programs may have additional admission requirements.
Accreditation & Licensing
Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Senior College and University Commission
Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)
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