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Early Childhood Education Level IV Credential (Certificate)
21 credit hours.
This web page is currently undergoing revisions. Please call an academic advisor at 309-268-8033 for current course information.
The Illinois Gateways Level Four Credential is designed to support movement through the state of Illinois Career Lattice. Level Four Credentials specifically support transfer to four-year programs and attainment of the Level Five Credential, as well as direct entry into the fields.
Completion of Associate Degree (AA, AS, or AAS in Early Childhood Education).
||Introduction to Early Childhood Education
||Growth and Development of the Young Child
||Curriculum for Early Childhood Programs
||Observation and Assessment of Young Children
||Child Development Practicum I
||Health, Safety and Nutrition for the Young Child
||Child, Family and Community
Gainful Employment Information
By completing this certificate, you may apply for employment as:
|Child Care Workers
The total program cost for completing this certificate is $3,672 for tuition and fees and $1,237 for books and supplies.
For privacy concerns, completions are not reported for programs with fewer than 10 completers in a given award year. Normal time graduation rates (as determined by institution) are not reported (for privacy concerns) for programs with fewer than 10 completers in a given award year. Job placement rates are only reported for those programs that are required to disclose them for accreditation purposes and for which there were ten or more graduates in the most recent academic year. As a program with fewer than 10 completers, the average loan debt incurred by completers of this program is not reported.
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to change. Please check with an academic advisor for current course offerings
and program requirements. Current students with continual enrollment may graduate
under the current program requirements or any program requirements in effect
since first enrollment. Students who intend to graduate must meet with an Academic
Advisor to complete an "Application to Graduate" form a full semester
prior to graduation. This will help ensure that a student meets all graduation
requirements. Remember to always check with the school you are interested in
attending for specific requirements.