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.
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Program Accreditation & Licensing
Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)
School Accreditation & Licensing
National University is accredited by:
WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationBachelor Degree
Recommended GPA2.5 or above (4.0 scale)
Official College Transcript(s)