Thursday – September 19, 2019

Preschool (2019-2020)

Certificate
School of Liberal Arts and Sciences / Education & Training Career Cluster
Downtown Milwaukee and West Allis campuses

For Information: 414-297-6584
Downtown Milwaukee Campus, 414-297-MATC
West Allis Campus, 414-456-5500

 

Enter the early childhood profession with knowledge about preschool-age children's development and behavior. After completing this certificate program, you will be eligible for The Registry Preschool credential.


Bilingual Course Options — All courses are offered in English; a bilingual (Spanish) mode is offered at the West Allis Campus.
 

Career Pathway — Credits earned in this certificate program can be applied toward completing the Child Care Services technical diploma and the Early Childhood Education associate degree. Contact an MATC advisor for information.


Admission Requirements 

  • A high school diploma or GED
  • Documentation of compliance with Wisconsin's Caregiver Law
  • Proper immunizations
  • Good health as evidenced by a medical examination
  • Practicum placement is contingent upon the results of a criminal background check


Start Dates: August/January
Current MATC students should consult their Academic Program Plan for specific curriculum requirements. 

  COURSES    Credits
 
 
 

CHILDD-167

ECE: Health, Safety and Nutrition

3

   

 

CHILDD-179

ECE: Child Development

3

 

 

 

CHILDD-188

ECE: Guiding Child Behavior

3

 

 

 

CHILDD-148

ECE: Foundations of Early Childhood Education

3

 

 

 

CHILDD-108

ECE: Early Language and Literacy

3

 

 

 

CHILDD-174

ECE: Introductory Practicum

3

 

 

 

TOTAL CREDITS: 18

 

 

 

 

Program curriculum requirements are subject to change.

All credits must be earned at MATC with a 2.0 cumulative GPA or higher. Upon completion of the certificate's requirements, the student's transcript is notated with the credential earned.

Some certificates can be earned while completing associate degrees and/or technical diplomas that are eligible for financial aid. Certificate programs alone are not eligible for financial aid; consult an MATC advisor for information.


For class times and locations or to register online, visit INFOnline.

Current MATC students should consult their Academic Program Plan for specific curriculum requirements.
 

Page updated April 2019.