Explore Education and Early Childhood Certificate Programs

Blue Ridge CTC’s Education and Early Childhood certificate programs are designed by highly trained faculty to equip students with essential skills required to work with children within diverse educational settings.

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Why Enroll in an Education and Early Childhood Certificate Program

With our career-focused Early Childhood Education certificate programs, students learn childcare skills through experiential learning methods from highly trained faculty.

    • Gain a competitive advantage in the teaching workforce.
    • Learn real-time childcare skills transferable in a variety of settings.
    • Earn credits to be used toward a future degree program.
    • Explore various elective options to align your course with your teaching career goals.
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Are projected for childcare workers between 2020-30, as per BLS.

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Enroll full-time and earn a certificate in just one year!

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Education and Early Childhood Specialist Certificate - Choose Your Major

Explore Blue Ridge CTC’s Education and Early Childhood Specialist Certificate programs designed by industry experts to meet the requirements of today’s workforce.

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Career Oppurtunities

Explore Career Opportunities with our Education and Early Childhood Certificate Programs

Blue Ridge CTC’s Early Childhood Specialist certificate program promotes relevant skills required to explore careers including:

    • Preschool Teacher
    • Childcare Worker
    • Child Development Specialist
    • Education Consultant
    • Family Childcare Provider

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Why Choose Blue Ridge CTC?

Blue Ridge Community and Technical College offer time-saving and cost-effective Education and Early Childhood specialist certificate program guided by inclusive learning opportunities and a collaborative campus environment.

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Worried About Financing? Many Options Exist for Financial Aid.

Blue Ridge CTC provides need-based financial aid to qualified applicants, ensuring all students have equal access to a quality education.

Whether you are a student worrying about tuition fees or are a parent assisting a child pay for college, we have a wide variety of financial resources available.

    • State and Federal Grant Programs
    • Student Work-Study Opportunities
    • Student Loans
    • Special Grant Funding Opportunities
    • Blue Ridge CTC Foundation Scholarship opportunities

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Admissions Counselors and Academic Advisors at Blue Ridge Community and Technical College help students navigate career paths throughout their academic career.


Note: All salary projections are based on the current position and educational needs. BRCTC cannot guarantee that job titles or the projections given will be the salaries students or graduates will ultimately receive. Two year completion is approximate and based on full-time enrollment. Student testimonials, income statements, and examples on the College website are the results of real students. These testimonials are not intended to guarantee that anyone will achieve the same or similar results. Each individual’s success depends on his or her desire, commitment, dedication, and motivation to pursue academic and workforce opportunities. Testimonials are not intended to create a contract between a student and the College.

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