Graduate Certificate in Early Childhood Leadership & Advocacy
University of Dayton

Program Details

University of Dayton offers an online Graduate Certificate in Early Childhood Leadership and Advocacy. The curriculum is designed for professionals in the field who are seeking further advancement without a full graduate degree. The program was designed to prepare individuals with the skills required to be effective leaders within early childhood education environments.


  • Official academic records of all previously attended colleges or universities must be submitted directly from the colleges or universities to the Office of Graduate Admission Processing
  • Three letters of recommendation from professors or employers
  • A personal statement or résumé
  • Results from the GRE or MAT are required for applicants with an undergraduate grade-point average below 2.75 on a 4.0 scale

Special Accreditation

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

School Accreditation Statement

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