Nov 30, 2020  
2015 - 2016 CNM Catalog, Volume 48.1 
    
2015 - 2016 CNM Catalog, Volume 48.1 [The CNM Academic Year includes Fall, Spring, Summer Terms]

Early Childhood Program Administration, Certificate of Completion


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School of Communication, Humanities & Social Sciences (CHSS)

Description

This degree is designed for students who are working or would like to work in the field of early childhood, which includes PreK-3rd grade in the elementary schools. This Associate of Arts degree is fully transferable to any college or university in New Mexico with an early childhood associate or bachelor’s degree.

The Early Childhood Program Administration Concentration is designed for students who would like to work run their own business in early childhood or work as program directors, assistant directors, or lead teachers in an early childhood setting.  Individuals will graduates with a strong background in early childhood and early childhood administration. 

Students pursuing a degree in Early Childhood Program Administration can earn an Early Childhood Program Administration Certificate of Achievement  while working towards the associate degree.  Students who complete this certificate are eligible to apply for a certificate in Early Childhood Program Administration from the New Mexico Office of Child Development. This certificate meets CYFD regulations for director qualifications. For more information, contact the Office of Child Development at (505) 827-7946.

Students completing all of the ECME coursework within any degree concentration are eligible to apply for the One Year Vocational Certificate issued by the New Mexico Office of Child Development. For more information, contact the Office of Child Development at (505) 827-7946.

Approximate Costs of this Educational Option

Financial Aid Considerations

Career Opportunities

A certificate in Early Childhood Program Administration is intended for students interested in becoming an early childhood center director, assistant director, or running a home-based child care program. For professionals currently in the field, this certificate will enhance their ability to run a high quality early childcare program. Students pursuing this certificate are encouraged to complete the Early Childhood Multicultural Education associates degree with a concentration in Program Administration.

Students who complete this certificate are eligible to apply for an Early Childhood Program Administration 7-Year Provisional Certificate offered by the New Mexico Office of Child Development and meets CYFD regulations for director qualifications. For more information, contact the Office of Child Development at (505) 827-7946.

Students completing all of the ECME coursework within any degree concentration are eligible to apply for the One Year Vocational Certificate issued by the New Mexico Office of Child Development. For more information, contact the Office of Child Development.

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