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College of Education

Certificate without Financial Aid Eligibility

Preschool Specialization Certificate


Effective Beginning Catalog Term: Spring 2015 (495)

The requirements shown below are valid beginning Spring 2015 (495), and may not reflect degree requirements for current students. Current students should visit My SPC and view My Learning Plan to see specific degree requirements for their effective term.

Program Leadership Information

Anne Ryan, Lead Instructor, 727.791.2776

Program Summary

This 12-credit certificate is part of the A.S. degree in Early Childhood Education. Students earning the certificate will gain skills and knowledge to provide quality care to preschool-age children in early childhood settings.

The Academic Pathway is a tool for students that lists the following items:
o the recommended order in which to take the program courses
o suggested course when more than one option exists
o which semester each course is typically offered
o if the course has a prerequisite
o courses that may lead to a certificate (if offered in the program)

If you are starting the program this term, click here to access the recommended Academic Pathway.

If you have already started the program, click here for the archived Academic Pathways.

Please verify the Academic Pathway lists your correct starting semester.

Florida CIP Code


Federal CIP Code

19.0709: Child Care Provider/Assistant.

Job Related Opportunities

  • Preschool Teacher; Head Start Teacher

Complete 12 credits

Early Childhood Development
Guiding the Young Child
Developing Creative Activities for Young Children
Developing Cognitive Activities for Young Children(Math, Lnge Arts, Science, Social Studies, Health)
Total Credits