As of Winter Quarter 2021, the Early Childhood Education program is no longer accepting new students.
Train for a career in a variety of social service and educational agencies serving children ages 0-8. Learn strategies for fostering healthy social, emotional and intellectual development.
Demand is high for teacher and teacher assistant positions working with children aged eight and under in licensed child care centers and homes, Head Start and State Preschools. With this certificate, the student will have credentials for teaching assistant positions, and often lead teacher and administrator positions in licensed child care facilities, Head Start/ECEAP programs and some paraeductaor positions in public schools in the State of Washington.
Potential employers include: licensed child care centers, child care family homes, Head Start/ECEAP, NAEYC accredited child care and public schools.
(does not include additional program or course fees, books, or supply costs)
US citizen, &
|Non-WA resident, US citizen
|12 credits (full-time)||$1,388.76||$2,337.72||$3,234.38||$1,632.56|
¹ Includes all International Students, both on campus and overseas online
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