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Administration of Child Care Programs - Advanced Certificate

11 Credits
CERT2511/CERT3511
Degree Description

A manager of an early childhood or afterschool program has complex responsibilities that require a wide range of knowledge and skills. The Administration of Child Care Programs advanced certificate is designed to build students knowledge and abilities to adequately and effectively evaluate the qualifications and performance of employees, develop sound personnel practices, oversee the purchase, care and maintenance of equipment, develop and evaluate sound curricula, build and maintain professional relationships with parents, staff and colleagues, and respond sensitively to the diverse needs of children, their parents, and staff. To be enrolled in the Advanced Certificate students must have 17 credits in Child Development Careers, a related field, or advisor approval.

A National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) Approved Director’s Credential.

Admission Dates: Fall and Spring Semester


Offered on the Faribault and North Mankato Campuses
The course requirements listed below are specific to the 2018-2019 school year. If you need to view the program from previous years view our Catalog Archive.

Required Technical Courses (5 Courses)

MKT 1900 Principles of Management (3 Credits)
MKT 1930 Human Resource Management (3 Credits)
ACCT1814 Payroll Accounting (3 Credits)
Or
ACCT1810 Financial Accounting (4 Credits)
CDEV2940 Managing Multiple Sites (1 Credit)
CDEV2990 Practicum Project (1 Credit)
PLEASE NOTE: All program plans are preliminary and curriculum may change without notice. Your catalog of record may have different requirements.