Early Childhood Credential Program


Dates & Times

The certification program begins with a two-week summer intensive academic phase (August 14-25, 2017). Classes will be held between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Monday – Friday. Nine weekend seminars are held in September – May (Fridays and Saturdays, 8:00am and 5:00pm and Sundays, 1:00pm – 5:00pm). The Academic phase ends with a 2 week summer intensive academic phase at the end of the second summer (July 30 – August 10, 2018). The Academic phase is followed by the Practicum (Student Teaching) phase. During this phase there will be 3 weekend seminars (October, January, and April) and one final day for presentations (June 1, 2019).


Schedule of Tuition, Fees, and Other Changes

Tuition: (includes AMS and MACTE fees) $6750
Application fee (on or before 4/15) $250 (non-refundable)
Application fee (after 4/15) $350 (non-refundable)
Self-Directed Practicum fee $300
Continuum fee (if coursework not completed by deadline) $400 (annually)
Each Practicum visit (beyond the required three) $100


First half of tuition, $3375, is due August 1, 2017.
Second half of tuition, $3375, is due January 1, 2018.
Fees do not include required books and supplies estimated to cost approximately $500.