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To earn an early childhood education certificate you need specific training and learning. If you love children and want to help them grow, earning credentials may be the next step for you. This may open career doors and increase your earning potential.
Early childhood education is the period of learning that takes place in young children. This typically refers to children in their preschool years, before they enter kindergarten. Early childhood education aims to develop children’s emotional, physical, and social needs and behavior. Early childhood educators may be nannies, preschool teachers, daycare teachers, counselors, and more.
To become an early childhood educator you need an education and training, and requirements may vary by state or employer. Educators need a high school diploma or equivalent. However, employers often prefer to hire candidates with a formal education, certification, or other credentials. As a certified early childhood educator you may increase your earning potential and open doors for more career opportunities.
You can earn an Early Childhood Education Undergraduate Certificate online, at your own pace with Ashworth. Our certificate program may be completed in as little as six months and may help you enter the education field. In our online program, you’ll take lessons such as
Upon completion of our certificate program, you’ll be able to apply your studies to the 120 hours of professional education you need to earn your CDA Credential™. To enter the field, you may also need to become licensed. Licensing varies by state. Some employers may also require educators to complete a certain number of training hours annually.
Start your career path towards educating children with Ashworth College. Call an Admissions Adviser at or enroll online today.