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Undergraduate Certificate in Preschool
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100% Online, 8-Week Courses
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Oct 22, 2018
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Liberty University is accredited by SACSCOC

Introduce a Child to the World of Education with Liberty University’s Undergraduate Certificate in Preschool Studies

Preschool teachers often lay the foundation for a child’s entire learning career. Liberty University’s Undergraduate Preschool Certificate program will prepare you to handle this responsibility with confidence. Whether you currently work in a daycare, preschool, or Sunday school setting, our early childhood education and psychology courses within our Preschool Certificate program will teach you how to effectively manage a classroom and meet the learning needs of every student.


Why Choose Liberty’s Undergraduate Preschool Studies Certificate Online Program?

We understand that many students seeking an Undergraduate Certificate in Preschool studies may already be busy working professionals, parents, or both, and therefore cannot take time away from their busy lives to attend a residential program. That’s why we are proud to offer the Undergraduate Preschool Certificate program 100% online. In addition to our flexibility, Liberty is proud to be a Christian University with professors who will teach you from a biblical worldview. Earning a degree from Liberty University gives you a fully-accredited degree, with a solid name recognition, to set you up for success if your career.  


What Will You Learn in Our Undergraduate Preschool Studies Certificate Program?

Are you passionate about helping children adjust well to school? For many young children, preschool is the first time they are separated from their parents during the day. The Undergraduate Pre-K Certificate is designed to equip you with skills needed to help every child succeed in this transition period. Our mission is to provide you with the highest quality Christian education based on the principles of God’s word in order to prepare you for the challenges and responsibilities that may arise in your career. Each course in the Preschool Studies certificate program is offered completely online, allowing you to remain active in your job, with your family, and in your community without the worry of having to take courses on campus.

You may also be interested in taking the next step in your education with Liberty’s Online Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education or the B.S. in Elementary Education Interdisciplinary Studies Online Program.

Required Courses

  • EDUC 200 – Principles of Education
  • EDUC 205 – Learning Theory & Portfolio Development
  • EDUC 210 – Early Childhood Education Fundamentals
  • EDUC 215 – Wellness in the Early Childhood Setting
  • EDUC 304 – Classroom Management for Teachers
  • EDUC 305 – Educational Philosophy for Teachers or PSYC 221- Psychology of Childhood
Program Highlights
Certificate Info
Military Benefits
Admission Requirements

Preschool Certificate Program Highlights

  • Your success is our success, which is why we’re committed to providing quality academics at an affordable tuition rate. While other colleges are increasing their tuition, we’ve frozen tuition rates for our undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs for the past three years  ̶  and counting
  • To continue our mission of providing affordable education, electronic textbooks are provided for all undergraduate courses at no cost to you.  As a full-time student, this could save you an estimated $800-2,000 per year on textbooks!

  • By earning your Undergraduate Preschool Certificate from a nonprofit university whose online programs ranked in the top five of more than 2,100 online colleges and universities for academic quality, affordability, and accessibility, you will be set apart from others in your field.
  • You are able to complete the online Undergraduate Certificate in Preschool studies in about two semesters.
  • You may apply many credits earned in the program toward an associate or bachelor’s degree after you successfully complete the Pre-K Certificate.

Preschool Certificate Information and Requirements

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Military Benefits

Are you a service member, veteran, military spouse, or Department of Defense employee? We are proud to support you in your pursuit of online education by offering the following benefits: 

  • Tuition discounts – $250 for undergraduate (per credit hour)?
  • 8-week courses, eight different start dates each year and no set login times.

Admission Requirements for Our Online Undergraduate Preschool Certificate

Applicants must have a 1.5 or above cumulative combined GPA for all accredited colleges previously attended and complete a high school self-certification form. Please visit our Admission Requirements Page for more detailed admissions related information. 

All applicants must submit the following:

  • Admission Application
  • Application fee*
  • Official college transcripts.
  • A High School Self-Certification form

*There is no upfront application fee; however, a deferred $50 application fee will be assessed during financial check-in. This fee is waived for qualifying service members, veterans, and military spouses – documentation verifying military status is required.

 

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