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  • Early Childhood Education Infant/Toddler

    Certificate in Early Childhood Education Infant/Toddler (Continuing Studies)

    If you love working with infants and toddlers in a child-care setting and you have no prior college background in Early Childhood Education (ECE), this 12-credit certificate at Dean College is just what you need to get started.

    This Certificate in Early Childhood Education Infant/Toddler is specifically designed for students who are particularly interested in working with infants and toddlers in a child care setting. In addition to completing specific courses, students seeking qualification from the Massachusetts Office for Child Care Services/Department of Early Education and Care, must satisfy the field experience requirements to reach teacher or lead teacher qualification status.

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    Course Sequence

    Early Childhood Education Infant/Toddler

    ECE - Infant/Toddler - 12 credits Credits
    EDU 111
    Introduction to Early Childhood Education
    EDU 114
    Infants and Toddlers Care and Curriculum
    EDU 130
    Classroom Behavior Management
    EDU 251
    Child Growth and Development
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