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Child Care Career Certification

Earn Child Care career industry certification and prepare for a new career. Gain the skills and knowledge needed to successfully nurture, teach and care for infants and toddlers as well as preschool and school age children while learning the essential developmental principles of social, emotional, physical, and intellectual growth in young children.

Each program meets MD State Department of Education (MSDE) requirements and aligns with MD Staff Credentials Levels 2-4. All coursework also fulfills MD State Department of Education, Office of Child Care and Maryland Child Care Credential Program requirements for certification. Scroll down to learn more, browse classes and register online.

Infant and Toddler Care Certification
Build skills to work with infants and toddlers, and communication skills to use with families, co-workers and the public. Topics include growth and development, curriculum planning, material selection, and goal setting, for children birth to age three.
• CHI300 Child Growth and Development
• CHI311 Infant and Toddler Care
• CHI301 Preschool Curriculum and Activities or CHI302 School Age Child Care


Preschool Child Care Teacher Certifications
Prepare for a child care center or preschool teaching position by acquiring the basic concepts of curriculum planning and implementation for children ages three to five years. Topics include teaching strategies, environment, and best practices in early childhood education.
• CHI300 Child Growth and Development
• CHI301 Preschool Curriculum and Activities


School Age Child Care Certification
Gain the skills and knowledge necessary to successfully work in school age childcare programs. Topics include curriculum planning, age-appropriate materials and teaching methods for children 6 to 13 years of age.
• CHI300 Child Growth and Development
• CHI302 School Age Child Care


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CHI102

In County Price: $29.00

In State Price: $34.00

Out of State Price $39.00

Fees: $65.00

Online 24/7 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM (8/30/2021-12/10/2021)

Instructor : Continuing Education Instructor 

Please read: ONL: This Online Course is entirely online. ...More

Class ID: 21861

Location : Online

Section Number: 1

CHI331

In County Price: $15.00

In State Price: $20.00

Out of State Price $25.00

Fees: $45.00

Online 24/7 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM (8/30/2021-12/10/2021)

Instructor : Continuing Education Instructor 

Please read: ONL: This Online Course is entirely online. ...More

Class ID: 21876

Location : Online

Section Number: 1

CHI151

In County Price: $10.00

In State Price: $15.00

Out of State Price $20.00

Fees: $40.00

Online 24/7 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM (8/30/2021-12/10/2021)

Instructor : Continuing Education Instructor 

Please read: ONL: This Online Course is entirely online. ...More

Class ID: 21862

Location : Online

Section Number: 1

CHI313

In County Price: $15.00

In State Price: $20.00

Out of State Price $25.00

Fees: $45.00

Online 24/7 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM (8/30/2021-12/10/2021)

Instructor : Continuing Education Instructor 

Please read: ONL: This Online Course is entirely online. ...More

Class ID: 21875

Location : Online

Section Number: 1