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Early Childhood Family/Group Home Specialist (ECGHD)

Award: Career certificate

Program location: Fort Omaha Campus

This career certificate focuses on specific early childhood education content and demonstrates specific skills. It includes entrepreneurship courses that help prepare students to operate their own family childcare home or a group 1/11 home. NOTE: ENTR courses do not count toward ECED degrees; this career certificate leads to a general studies degree.

Requirements for Early Childhood Family/Group Home career certificate (30.0 credit hrs.)

ECED 1060Observation, Assessment, and Guidance


ECED 1110Infant and Toddler DevelopmentONLINE


ECED 1120Preschool Child DevelopmentONLINE


ECED 1230School-Age Child Development and ProgrammingONLINE


ENTR 1050Introduction to EntrepreneurshipONLINEHYBRID


ENTR 2040Entrepreneurship Feasibility StudyONLINE


ENTR 2050Marketing for the EntrepreneurONLINE


ECED 1060, ECED 1110, ECED 1120: can be used to obtain a Child Development Associate credential. Other on-the-job experience would be required. For the CDA, either ECED 1110 or ECED 1120 is required in addition to ECED 1060 and ECED 1150.