Begin an exciting and rewarding career in Child Care.
We offer a variety of non-credit courses to meet Office of Child Care (OCC) licensing - requirements. The 90-hour Certificate program is a combination of courses that meets OCC requirements for lead teachers in the State of Maryland.
90 Hour Child Care Preschool Certificate
90 Hour Infant & Toddler Certificate
90 Hour School Age Certificate
45 Hour Administrator Certificate
Courses in This Program
Required courses for the 90 hour child care preschool certificate
- The Young Child
- Materials and Curriculum
Required courses to complete other certificates
- Infant and Toddler Curriculum
- School-Age Child Care
See our non-credit schedule for other continuing education opportunities in Child Care that are offered throughout the year.
What Can I Do When I Complete This Program?
Students completing this program can be employed as teachers or administrators in child care programs.
According the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the child care industry is anticipated to grow by about 2% between 2018 and 2028. While the child care workers in 2020 was $25,460 a year, the median pay for child care directors was $49,160.*
* Completion of this program does not guarantee this salary.
Who Teaches This Program?
Instructors have degrees in Early Childhood Education or related fields and relevant work experience.