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Child Care Administration: Courses, Credential & Certificate

As a Child Care administrator or director, you are the key to quality programs that allow children to thrive. Unlock your own full potential today.

The Administrator Credential provides practical information on day-to-day operations and management skills that can immediately be put into practice. This program complements the Leadership Credential (focus on effective leadership skills and dispositions, new directions and visionary change) and the Program Development Credential (focus on program implementation in high quality learning environments). Together, these three credentials provide early-child-care and education professionals with the knowledge and skills to develop and sustain excellent programs for young children.

Who should attend?

  • Early childhood administrators/directors
  • Teachers interested in becoming administrators/directors
  • Family providers
  • Individuals preparing to open an early childhood program

Courses

  • Take courses individually or as part of the credential/certificate
  • Courses are offered in blended and online formats
  • Available for undergraduate or graduate credit
  • Credits may be applied to specific UWM degree programs
  • Click on the “Course” tab below for full descriptions of each course

To register for these credit-based courses, contact Tamara Johnson, johns524@uwm.edu.

Early Childhood Child Care Administration Credential/Certificate

AC #1: Administration & Supervision in Early Childhood Programs

Weekdays, Sept. 29-Nov. 11 Credit

Course available June 19-Aug. 19 Credit

Course available Sept. 18-Nov. 11 Credit

AC #2: Operations Management in Early Childhood Programs

Course available June 19-Aug. 19 Credit

AC #3: Financial Management & Planning in Early Childhood Programs

Jan. 27-Apr. 1 Credit

Course available Jan. 23-Apr. 1 Credit

AC #5: Best Program Practices for Children & Families in Early Childhood

Weekdays, Mar. 17-May 6 Credit

Course available Mar. 6-May 6 Credit

Course available Sept. 5-Oct. 28 Credit

AC #6: Leadership in Early Childhood Programs – Capstone

Feb. 27-May 6 Credit

Course available Sept. 11-Nov. 18 Credit

AC #1: Administration & Supervision in Early Childhood Programs

Course available June 19-Aug. 19 Credit

Course available Sept. 18-Nov. 11 Credit

AC #2: Operations Management in Early Childhood Programs

Course available June 19-Aug. 19 Credit

AC #5: Best Program Practices for Children & Families in Early Childhood

Course available Mar. 6-May 6 Credit

Course available Sept. 5-Oct. 28 Credit

AC #6: Leadership in Early Childhood Programs – Capstone

Course available Sept. 11-Nov. 18 Credit