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With the Early Childhood Specialist certificate, students learn in-demand workforce skills through a blend of theories and practice. The program allows students to:
For teacher aides and similar other professions are predicted as per BLS between 2020-30.
Enroll full-time and earn a certificate in just one year!
Gather skills required to work with young children in preschools and childcare centers. Our certificate in Early Childhood Specialist imparts in-demand skills to operate effectively in diverse childcare environments.
With the Early Childhood Development Specialist certificate program, students learn to identify a child’s physical and nutritional needs, adopt methods to foster growth and development, and master skills needed to qualify for employment in an early childhood profession.
Throughout the coursework, students receive well-rounded knowledge of concepts such as an introduction to child development, the foundation of early childhood, health, nutrition and safety, early childhood curriculum, and more. Upon completing the program, students:
Blue Ridge CTC facilitates inclusive learning opportunities and a collaborative campus environment to support personal and professional growth.
Here is what the learners have to share about their experiences after earning the Early Childhood Specialist certificate.
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.
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With a one-year economical Early Childhood Specialist Certificate, students receive foundation knowledge to seek employment in preschools and early childcare centers as teacher aides.
Our Early Childhood Specialist certificate program develops real-world skills through hands-on training and expert guidance from qualified faculty.