Early Childhood Education Preschool (Registry Credential)

Early Childhood Education Preschool (Registry Credential)

Degree Type

18-credit Technical Diploma

Program Code

30-307-7

Time to Degree

Less than 1 year

Start Date

August / January

How You'll Learn

Online

On Campus

Hybrid

Daytime

Evening

Gain specialized training to work directly with preschool-aged children in a variety of early care and education settings. Learn to support the healthy growth, development and learning of children ages three to five years.

Deadlines To Know*

Fall 2021 Start

  • Submit application by August 2, 2021
  • Complete checklist items by August 9, 2021

Spring 2022 Start

  • Submit application by January 3, 2022
  • Complete checklist items by January 10, 2022

Summer 2021 Start

  • This program cannot be started in summer.

* Application deadlines are subject to change based on program demand.

Tuition Costs

The cost of your degree depends on a number of factors, including where you live, how your program is delivered, how long it takes to finish your program and the financial aid you receive. Explore current tuition and fees.

How To Apply

Questions on the application process? Visit the Admissions page or contact an Admissions Advisor.

 

Program Details

Questions? We'd love to help! Connect with our Outreach team by filling out our online form or by email at outreach@wctc.edu.

Spending time with young children and nurturing their love of learning is the reward for those who work in early childhood education. If you are patient, compassionate and enjoy working with young children and their parents, a career in early childhood education may be right for you.

  • Preschool Teacher
  • Early Childhood Education Teacher
  • Early Care and Education Provider
  • 4K Assistant

$20,800 – $24,600 annually

Salary range estimates based on wages for related occupations in Waukesha County as reported by Economic Modeling Specialists International (EMSI). Individual wages may vary based on experience, industry, location and specific job requirements.

Check the WCTC Graduate Success Report to view our graduates’ entry wages.

As a program student, you are eligible to receive:

  • Financial aid loans
  • Scholarships
  • Other forms of assistance

Learn more about financial aid.

What Makes This Program Unique?

1

Program students can obtain the Preschool Credential from The Registry at Career Level 10. Pair this program with the Early Childhood Education associate degree to earn a Registry Career Level 13.

2

Credits earned in this program can be applied directly to the Early Childhood Education associate degree.

3

Eligible high school students can pursue this diploma through the Dual Enrollment Academy.

Early Childhood Education Preschool (Registry Credential)

About The Registry

The Registry promotes professional growth and verifies the education, training and experience vital to quality care for the Wisconsin childhood care and education workforce.
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