Accelerated Early Childhood Certificate (online)



PTCC’s accelerated program is designed for working adults looking to advance their careers in early childhood. The Early Childhood Certificate will give you the education you need, at a cost that won’t hold you back, in a timeframe that keeps you moving forward.



What you get:

  • 20 Credits in 22 Weeks
  • HyFlex Delivery
  • Online classes Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:30-9:30 pm
  • Learning Community with Fellow Educators
  • Apply for free to learn about financial aid, scholarships, and grants available to help cover tuition and books!

Additional Information

  • Introduction to Early Childhood Education (3 cr.) 
  • Child Growth and Development (3 cr.) 
  • Health, Safety, and Nutrition (3 cr.) 
  • Positive Child Guidance (3 cr.) 
  • Learning Environment and Curriculum (4 cr.) 
  • College Composition (4 cr.) 

The Early Childhood Certificate transfers into PTCC’s Early Childhood Diploma and Associate Degrees. 

Why Pine?

At PTCC, we make college possible for those starting out or starting over. Whether you seek a career program, new skills or general education transferable to another college or university, Pine is an excellent choice! Join us for an on-campus or virtual information session.

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