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Certificate of Completion in Family Child Care Management

Program Details

The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Family Child Care Management provides individuals with a foundation in early childhood care theories, practices and administration. Topics include curriculum development, health and safety guidelines, business procedures, and cognitive and physical development of the young child.

This program reviews business management, policies, procedures and economics of a family child care provider, prepares age appropriate curriculum for use in multi-age child care environments, examines appropriate health and safety standards, practices, and documentation in early childhood settings.

It also contrasts the major research and theories within the field of child development, summarizes the cognitive and psychosocial development of the young child, describes the physical development of young children and corresponding nutritional and fitness needs, analyzes organization and community leadership in community-based child and family services organizations, and applies early childhood education skills in the early care and education setting.

The total number of credits required for this certificate is 16. Students must earn a grade of "C" or better in all courses within the program.

Accreditation & Licensing

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission