The State Early Initial Childhood Education certificate is designed to provide you with knowledge and skills that are essential building blocks in the field of Early Childhood Education. All courses within this certificate are also part of a AAAS degree in Early Childhood Education/Paraeducator.
(does not include additional program or course fees, books, or supply costs)
|WA-Resident||Non-WA resident, US citizen
US citizen, &
|12 credits (full-time)||$1,359.08||$1,510.28||$2,283.78||$3,156.04|
¹ Includes all International Students, both on campus and overseas online
Federal aid, scholarships, grants, and more are available to help you pay for school.
Teacher and teacher assistant positions in licensed child care centers and after-school programs are in high demand. With this certificate, the student will have credentials for entry level positions, at a minimum, in licensed child care facilities in the State of Washington.
Potential employers include: Licensed child care centers, private preschool programs, child care family homes, after-school recreation programs.
This option is open to everyone. There are no eligibility requirements to start this program.