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Childcare Professional's Administrative certificate
12 credits

Each online course is four credits and will provide the learner with new skills, insight into administration and leadership of childcare organizations, and systems thinking.

Participants may take one class, to explore a topic, or all the courses in a series to complete a certificate. There are no prerequisites to register for these classes. 

The certificate includes the following classes:
LDR250 Leadership for Childcare Professionals
This course provides leaders and supervisors of early childhood programs with understanding of organizational culture and leadership styles. Using the concepts and examples discussed in the course, leaders can develop best practices to shape effective early childhood work environments.

FAS400 Family Systems
This course is an analysis of the family. It investigates the family as a system of relationships which interacts across the family life cycle. It includes a survey of current developments in the study of the family and an analysis of changes in American society and their influence on family life. Also included is a focus on marriage and family therapy from a systems framework.

SAC445 Management and Administration of Childcare Organizations
This course explores the issues of administrative management for childcare sites.  Issues of day-to-day mechanics, staff motivation and personal management readiness are parts of this course.
Also see AA with an Early Childhood Emphasis

To find dates for the above classes, click on the Search for Classes link and choose Childcare Professional's Administrative Certificate from the Category drop down box.
Visiting Students please note: Visiting Students are not admitted, non degree seeking through Concordia University and will receive registration help through the Registrar's office by completing and submitting a visiting student's form. After the form has been processed students will be provided a network ID and password to register for classes.
Visiting Students are also required to make an online
tuition payment.