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Certificate of Completion in Infant and Toddler Development

Program Details

The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Infant and Toddler Development prepares individuals with foundational knowledge on the development of the young child. Included topics are child health, physical milestones, and cognitive development. Also covered are adult/child relationship building, and communication and language acquisition.

This program will describe the physical development of young children and corresponding nutritional and fitness needs, examine appropriate health and safety standards, practices, and documentation in early childhood settings, contrast the major research and theories within the field of child development, summarize the cognitive and psychosocial development of the young child, describe attachment and relationship development between adults and the young child and its impact on child development, summarize language development and communication skills in the young child, and apply 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