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Education Details

Early Childhood Education: State Certificate
Award type: Certificate
Whatcom Community College

Program Details
Program Overview for Early Childhood Education: State Certificate
ETP eligible Click for more information on Eligible Training Provider
yes
School
Whatcom Community College
Program website
Program contact
Entry & Advising
(360) 383-3080
advise@whatcom.edu
Program description
The early childhood education program prepares students for careers in working with children in early learning and care programs, Head Start, preschools, childcare centers and homes. Competencies are developed for assistant teacher positions. Graduates usually work under the supervision of a teacher or director.
Financial Information
Tuition
Average $1,710/qtr (WA resident), including tuitions, fees, books, supplies, etc.
Tuition per credit
$116.26 (1-10 credits) $54.58 (11-18 credits) $98.93 (19+ credits) (WA resident)
Total program tuition
$6,840 (WA resident), including tuition, fees, books, supplies
Fees
$20 (one-time placement testing), $30/lab class (lab fee), $20/qtr (bus pass), $6.32/credit (rec fee)
Books and materials
Average $275/qtr
Supplies, tools, uniform
Average $50/qtr (general academic supplies)
Program Information
Length of training
1 year
Award type
Certificate
Credits
52
Locations offered
Main Location view map
Public transportation service: Whatcom Transportation Authority


some courses online
Offered evenings/weekends
yes
Offered onlinesome courses online
Certification/license required to work in this field
no
Certification/license obtained as part of training program
no
Certification/license test preparation provided
no