Major Code
582A

This certificate provides students with additional skills for managing child care and preschool programs. Credentials are awarded and recognized by the Illinois Department of Human Services (IDHS) Bureau of Child Care and Development. Students must apply to Gateways to receive this credential. In addition to completion of an Associate of Applied Science degree in Early Childhood Education, the Director Level 1 certificate also requires the following specialized courses.

Course Requirements

6

ECE230 Early Childhood Center Administration

3

ECE299 Early Childhood Education Administration Internship

3

Program Total

6