Program Goals and Outcomes

CDA certificate goals and outcomes

The CDA certificate helps students fulfill the 120 hour educational component and compile the required portfolio of items necessary to obtain the Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential, the most widely recognized credential in Early Childhood Education. The college-level coursework and the CDA credential are key stepping stones on the path of career advancement in this field.

CDA Credential Prep

Undergrad. Cert. 13-17 mo As low as $59/mo
1-800-471-3232 (9AM - 9PM EST)

Program Goal

This undergraduate certificate program helps students fulfill the 120 hour educational component and compile the required portfolio of items necessary to obtain the Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential, the most widely recognized credential in Early Childhood Education. The college-level course work and the CDA credential are key stepping stones on the path of career advancement in this field.

Upon completion of the program, students will be able to...

  • Create a portfolio of collection items to aid in preparing and applying for the CDA Credential
  • Identify the requirements needed to establish and maintain a safe, healthy learning environment
  • Comprehend methods that will support and advance children’s physical and intellectual competence
  • Determine how to support children’s social and emotional development and to provide positive guidance
  • Recognize the guidelines needed to establish positive and productive relationships with families
  • Understand the components needed to ensure a well-run, purposeful program responsive to participant needs
  • Identify the requirements needed to maintain a commitment to professionalism

 

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