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Beaufort County Community College 2023 - 2024 Catalog 
Beaufort County Community College 2023 - 2024 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Early Childhood Education - Administration Certificate

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This curriculum prepares individuals pursuing administrating roles in diverse childcare settings to effectively work with children, families, and teachers. The certificate is composed of learning opportunities in developmental theories, competency and evidence-based professional knowledge, administrative skills, and leadership qualities.

Course work includes foundations in early childhood education, physical/nutritional needs of young children, safety issues in the care of young children; communication and leadership skills with teachers, families, and children; programming and staffing, budgeting/financial management and marketing, and rules and regulations of early childhood programs.

Employment opportunities include entrepreneurship and/or management of child development and childcare programs, preschools, public and private schools, recreational centers, Early Head Start and Head Start programs, and other programs.

This program can be completed fully online.

Curriculum Flow Chart

Major Requirements

Student Success - 1 Credit

Number of Credit Hours Required for This Program: 17

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