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Child Care Administration

Advanced Technical Certificate - 12 Credits


Academic Advisor: Nicki Flannery
Welcome Center
University Transfer Center - Second Floor
Phone: 715-365-4493 or 800-544-3039, ext. 4493

This certificate program focuses on the business and personnel aspects of administration to develop management skills for those directing a child care program.

This certificate requires successful completion of the following twelve credits of course work. Courses are offered using a retreat model and other alternative delivery systems appropriate for administrators working in the field.

With the addition of the two identified electives, students will fulfill the requirements of the 18-credit Wisconsin Professional Credential for Child Care Administrators. This credential articulates with the Nicolet College applied associate of science degree in Early Childhood Education and with the baccalaureate degree in business through Franklin University.


Certificate Courses

10-307-160 Administration & Supervision of Child Care Programs (3 credits)
10-307-161 Child Care Financial Management and Planning (3 credits)
10-307-162 Child Care Operations Management (3 credits)
10-307-163 Child Care Marketing and the Community Environment (3 credits)

Additional Electives for Completion of the Credential

10-307-164 Best Practices for Children and Families (3 credits)
10-307-165 Administrative Seminar (3 credits)

Students must have a grade of "C" or better to progress in core courses in the following semester and a grade of "C" or better in all core courses to graduate. A cumulative G.P.A. of 2.0 is required for graduation.

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