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Undergraduate Certificate in Preschool Studies

Preschool Certificate Program


Enhance your degree with an 18 credit-hour undergraduate certificate that will provide you with specialized training in Preschool Studies. The Certificate in Preschool is designed to equip candidates to approach education from a Christian perspective and establish a firm understanding of early childhood development and behavior. This program is ideal for those working in a daycare or preschool setting or for those teaching Sunday School at the preschool level.

Framework & Dispositions

The mission of the School of Education at Liberty University is to develop competent professionals with a Biblical worldview for Christian, public, and private schools. The faculty of the School of Education has delineated the dispositions that should be observable in each candidate at all levels:

  • Displays a sense of social responsibility
  • Demonstrates commitment/work ethic
  • Demonstrates reflective practice
  • Displays personal integrity
  • Displays professionalism

Certificate Completion Plan and Course Sequencing Guides

Transfer Credit

Candidates may not transfer-in credit from other programs or institutions.

Licensure Information

The Preschool certificate does not lead to state licensure or certification. Candidates in this program are not eligible to pursue a student teaching or internship semester.

Field Experience

Some courses may require practicums in PreK–12 settings.