The Early Childhood Education Diversity Credential will help you develop the skills and competencies to work with children and families in our diverse society. The Diversity Credential is a four course, 12-credit sequence. This credential is valuable for current childcare educators and beneficial to everyone working in early childhood education.
Individuals in an early childhood educator role use this credential program to build their understanding of diversity, create culturally competent learning environments for children, and engage families of different backgrounds. The courses are also designed to prepare you for the commission process to earn your Registry Diversity Credential.
Students in the Early Childhood Education: Diversity Credential may attend part time.
Early Childhood Education courses may be offered at these Madison College campuses:
- Goodman South
Curriculum and Experience
Prospective program students, the information below reflects the basic requirements for students admitted for the 2023-2024 academic year. To learn more about Madison College, visit us.
Current and newly admitted program students, go directly to your Degree Progress Report to view:
- Progress toward your specific requirements
- Alternative (in lieu of) courses to meet specific requirements
If you have questions after reviewing your degree progress report (advisement report), please see Advising Services.CoursesFirst 8 weeks of Fall TermSecond 8 weeks of Fall TermFirst 8 weeks of Spring TermSecond 8 weeks of Spring TermThis is the capstone course to be taken as the last class in the sequence.
Earning a certificate is a great way to expand your skill set, and it adds professionalism to a resume. Applications are always open, so apply today!
There are no admission requirements for this certificate, simply submit your application by the deadline for each term.
International students who wish to apply for, maintain, or transfer their F-1 student visa status to Madison College are required to complete the International Admission Process.
Fall Application Dates
- Application open
- Application completion deadline is October 15, 2023
Spring Application Dates
- Application available on September, 1, 2023
- Certificate programs are not eligible for financial aid
- Class capacity is limited and is available on a first come, first served basis
- Students who have already completed the certificate coursework at the time of application will receive the certificate diploma at the end of the term of application
Once you are admitted into your program, review the Start of Semester Checklist to prepare for your first day of classes at Madison College.
Contact the Enrollment Center at EnrollmentServices@madisoncollege.edu or 608.246.6210.
Apply to Madison College and take the first step towards your Early Childhood Education Diversity Credential career.
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