Sunday – November 19, 2017

Preschool (2017-2018)

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.


Preparation for Admission — The following are required for admission to the program:

  • A high school diploma or GED
  • Demonstration of proficiency in basic skills through a course placement assessment
  • Proper immunizations, medical examination and documentation of compliance with Wisconsin's Caregiver Law


Start Dates: August/January
 

Curriculum effective 2017-18. 

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-178

ECE: Art, Music and Language Arts 

3

 

 

 

CHILDD-174

ECE: Practicum 1

3

 

 

 

TOTAL CREDITS: 18

 

 

 

‡ Prerequisite required.

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 certificates'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 March 2017.