Curriculum

Child Care Program Curriculum

Our Child Care Program curriculum can help you prepare for careers in child care as well as fulfill the education and work components to apply for the CDA Credential. The program will also provide 38 continuing education units (CEUs) for students working with children ages birth through eight. This program aligns with the outcomes for quality education of the National Association of Young Children (NAEYC).

Child Care Professional

Career Diploma 9 months As low as $50/mo
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Child Care Program Curriculum

  • 10 courses
  • 31 exams
  • 51.6 Continuing Education Units (CEUs)
  • 2 work experiences


Estimated completion time:

  • Fast track = 9 months
  • Average time = 15 months

With Penn Foster, you can learn at whatever pace works best for you. Some learners will be more comfortable moving faster, and dedicating more time, and the fast track estimate will apply to them. The average track will apply to most learners who can dedicate a few hours per week to completing their coursework.

Family Child Care Specialization

Center-Based Specialization

Note: We reserve the right to change program content and materials when it becomes necessary.

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