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Online Certificate in Infant and Toddler Care

The Infant and Toddler Care certificate is designed to help you develop the knowledge and skills to work with children under the age of 3 in childcare settings.

In this 6-course program, you will:

  • Be taught the fundamentals of infant and toddler development, including planning and implementing programs in group care
  • Study topics such as developmental milestones, abnormal development and disease, parenting, family dynamics, and appropriate care practices for infants to 36 months of age
  • Learn to identify and choose age-appropriate learning exercises
  • Examine cognitive, physical, social, and emotional changes that develop in early childhood

Note: Completion of this certificate does not qualify you to apply for teaching licensure.

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