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Degree Plans - Administrator's Credentials (Certificate)

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If you want to become a director of a quality early childhood program, then TJC has the right program for you.

Our Administrator’s Credential certificate of proficiency meets the demands of a rapidly growing field and we provide you the necessary academic training to launch your career as a director in child development.

Earning this certificate from TJC qualifies you to be an early childhood administrator. With the knowledge you’ll gain from TJC, you’ll be on the right track to managing an early childhood facility or operating and owning your own.

Catalog Year
Degree Type
Available Online
Available Hybrid
Degree Plan
First Semester  

CDEC 1311 Educating Young Children


CDEC 1313 Curriculum Resources for Early Childhood Programs


CDEC 1319 Child Guidance

CDEC 2326 Administration of Programs for Children I 3
Second Semester  

CDEC 1318 Wellness of the Young Child


CDEC 1303 Families, School & Community


CDEC 2328 Administration of Programs for Children II

CDEC 1321 The Infant and Toddler OR
CDEC 2374
Total Semester Hours 24

CDEC Courses are offered in a FALL or SPRING semester; therefore, a student should verify the course offering schedule with an academic advisor or the CDEC Department Chair. 

*Note: Students enrolling in the child development/early childhood program will be subject to a criminal background check. 

This program is located at TJC West and at the Family Learning Center of Tyler. Students are responsible for transportation to both sites. 

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