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Become a Certified Child Care Provider

Earn Child Care career industry certification and prepare for success at FCC. Each program meets MD State Department of Education (MSDE) requirements and aligns with MD Staff Credentials Levels 2-4.

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Course Sequence

Infant and Toddler Care
• CHI300 Child Growth and Development
• CHI311 Infant and Toddler Care
• CHI301 Preschool Curriculum and Activities or CHI302 School Age Child Care


Preschool Child Care
• CHI300 Child Growth and Development
• CHI301 Preschool Curriculum and Activities


School Age Child Care
• CHI300 Child Growth and Development
• CHI302 School Age Child Care


Duration & Format
• Program Duration: Three-four months
• Timing: Self-paced classes
• Online Learning Format

Requirements
• Textbook/s purchase required prior to class start - see Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees*
• Tuition & Class Fees (approximate): $700 to $1,100
Registration Fees
Textbooks Costs
Financial Assistance Options

Credentials & Certifications
• FCC Completion Award (per course)
• Digital credential for successful completion of CHI300 and/or CHI301

Receive Credit for Prior Learning Experience*
• N/A for this program

Career Pathways
Learn more about Child Care Provider career growth opportunities.

Contact Us
*Contact Career & Technical Training by email at CEBusiness@frederick.edu for details.


Please Note: Residency fees apply ($5 per course for residents outside Frederick County and $10 per course for non-Maryland students). Learn more >>

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CHI156

Tuition $30.00

Fees: $65.00

Online 24/7 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM (1/8/2024-5/17/2024)

Instructor : Continuing Education Instructor 

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Class ID: 26179

Section Number: 1

Location: Online

CHI151

Tuition $10.00

Fees: $40.00

Online 24/7 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM (1/8/2024-5/17/2024)

Instructor : Continuing Education Instructor 

Please read: This course is entirely online. Classes do ...More

Class ID: 26158

Section Number: 1

Location: Online

CHI300

Tuition $119.00

Fees: $215.00

Online 24/7 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM (4/5/2024-5/24/2024)

Instructor : Continuing Education Instructor 

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Class ID: 26168

Section Number: 2

Location: Online

Eligible for digital credential: Child Care Preschool Teacher

Closed

CHI311

Tuition $119.00

Fees: $215.00

Online 24/7 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM (4/8/2024-5/27/2024)

Instructor : Continuing Education Instructor 

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Class ID: 26175

Section Number: 2

Location: Online

Email CEInfo@frederick.edu or call 301.624.2888 for registration information

CHI301

Tuition $119.00

Fees: $215.00

Online 24/7 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM (4/8/2024-5/27/2024)

Instructor : Continuing Education Instructor 

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Class ID: 26170

Section Number: 2

Location: Online

Eligible for digital credential: Child Care Preschool Teacher

Email CEInfo@frederick.edu or call 301.624.2888 for registration information

CHI311

Tuition $119.00

Fees: $215.00

Online 24/7 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM (7/8/2024-8/26/2024)

Instructor : Continuing Education Instructor 

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Class ID: 27023

Section Number: 1

Location: Online

Available 4/22/2024

CHI301

Tuition $119.00

Fees: $215.00

Online 24/7 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM (7/8/2024-8/26/2024)

Instructor : Continuing Education Instructor 

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Class ID: 27017

Section Number: 1

Location: Online

Eligible for digital credential: Child Care Preschool Teacher

Available 4/22/2024

CHI302

Tuition $119.00

Fees: $215.00

Online 24/7 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM (7/10/2024-8/28/2024)

Instructor : Continuing Education Instructor 

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Class ID: 27020

Section Number: 1

Location: Online

Available 4/22/2024

CHI300

Tuition $119.00

Fees: $215.00

Online 24/7 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM (7/12/2024-8/30/2024)

Instructor : Continuing Education Instructor 

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Class ID: 27014

Section Number: 1

Location: Online

Eligible for digital credential: Child Care Preschool Teacher

Available 4/22/2024

CHI156

Tuition $30.00

Fees: $65.00

Online 24/7 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM (8/30/2024-12/13/2024)

Instructor : Continuing Education Instructor 

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Class ID: 27029

Section Number: 1

Location: Online

Available 4/22/2024

CHI151

Tuition $10.00

Fees: $40.00

Online 24/7 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM (8/30/2024-12/13/2024)

Instructor : Continuing Education Instructor 

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Class ID: 27013

Section Number: 1

Location: Online

Available 4/22/2024

CHI300

Tuition $119.00

Fees: $215.00

Online 24/7 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM (9/6/2024-10/25/2024)

Instructor : Continuing Education Instructor 

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Class ID: 27015

Section Number: 2

Location: Online

Eligible for digital credential: Child Care Preschool Teacher

Available 4/22/2024