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This 33-credit certificate offers required coursework for teacher licensure in Early Childhood Education PK-3. 


Requirements for admission include a 3.0 grade point average, passing scores on required state assessments, and within 9 credits of completing state-required endorsement coursework.


Students must earn a B- or better in all coursework.

Banner Code: E1-CERB-EPK3

Certificate Requirements

Total credits: 33

This certificate may be pursued on a full-or part-time basis.


ECED 401Developmental Pathways of Diverse Learners, Birth-Adolescence3
ECED 402Foundations of Language and Literacy for Diverse Prekindergarten and Kindergarten Learners3
ECED 403Inclusive Curriculum for Young Learners: Planning Instruction and Guidance3
ECED 404Engaging Families of Diverse Learners, Birth – Grade 63
ECED 411Assessment of Diverse Young Learners3
ECED 412Language and Literacy Assessment and Instruction for Diverse Primary Grade Learners3
ECED 413Integrating Social Studies Across the Content Areas for Diverse Young Learners3
ECED 415Mathematics for Diverse Young Learners3
ECED 416Science for Diverse Young Learners3
ECED 490Internship in Early Childhood Education6
Total Credits33