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Early Childhood Education

Post-Baccalaureate Teacher Certification Program

Program Advisors

Hyunjin Kim
Program Coordinator/Advisor

Susan Trostle Brand

Phyllis Penhallow
UC/Admission Advisor

The Teacher Certification Program (TCP) in Early Childhood Education is designed for students who have completed a bachelor’s degree. The program is a fully accredited certification program that prepares students to teach preschool to grade 2.

Students complete between 50 and 66 credits depending on their undergraduate degree. This program leads to teacher certification and does not lead to a master’s degree.

How To Apply

  • Meet with an advisor to discuss program requirements, application process, and TCP course sequence. See TCP Curriculum Sheet.
  • Complete the graduate school application.  On the application select Early Childhood Education TCP under HDF options.
  • Complete the School of Education TCP graduate admissions process.

Program Requirements

Program Requirements for students admitted beginning Fall 2017 (PDF)

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