Afterschool Professional Certificate

“Afterschool” encompasses most organized out-of-school programming for school-age children (ages 4-18), including before-school hours, traditional afterschool programming, summer programs, and weekend/vacation programs.
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22 total credits

CD 1000 Introduction to Childhood Studies 3 Credits

CD 2300 Human Development I: Child Development 3 Credits

CD 2360 Foundations of Diversity (DICO) 3 Credits

CD 3210 Children and Families in Society 3 Credits

CD 3300 Creating Positive Learning Environments for Children 5 Credits

CD 4000 Leadership and Advocacy for Children 5 Credits


An application and a $25 application fee is required. A minimum of high school graduation or satisfactory completion of a high school equivalency certificate (GED) is required for admission.

Certificates of Completion are issued by the Division of Online and Continuing Studies.  Transcripts with completion statements are issued by the Registrar’s Office.