Diploma in Early Childhood Education (D55220)
The Early Childhood Education curriculum prepares individuals to work with children from birth through eight in diverse learning environments. Students will combine learned theories with practice in actual settings with young children under the supervision of qualified teachers.
Course work includes child growth and development; physical/nutritional needs of children; care and guidance of children; and communication skills with parents and children. Students will foster the cognitive/language, physical/motor, social/emotional, and creative development of young children.
Graduates are prepared to plan and implement developmentally appropriate programs in early childhood settings. Employment opportunities include child development and child care programs, preschools, public and private schools, recreational centers, Head Start programs, and school-age programs.
Suggested Sequence of Courses
|2011-2012 Gainful Employment Data|
|Early Childhood Education Diploma (D55220)|
|SOC Code(s)||O*Net Occupations|
|25-2011.00||Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education|
|25-2012.00||Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education|
|Tuition and Fees||Books and Supplies||Total Cost of Program|
|Normal Time to Complete / Semester Credit Hours|
|1.5 Year / 48|
|MCC Gainful Employment Homepage|