This certificate program aims to provide students with a basic foundation in the knowledge and skills needed to work with young children (birth to 9 years) with special needs and their families, especially in the Infant Development Program (IDP) and the Supported Child Development program (SCD).
- 1. A Bachelor’s degree in Education, or related field, such as Nursing, Early Childhood Education, Psychology.
2. Post-secondary education (e.g., College Education) in fields such as Early Childhood Education, Educational Assistant, or Behavioral Consultant.
3. A minimum of 2 years of experience working in the field with young children.
Students must complete a total of 15 credits, consisting of:
|Two of ECED 440, 441, 442||6|
Application to Receive Certificate
Upon completion of all required courses, students must apply to receive their certificate from the Student Service Centre website. However, Certificate students are not part of the UBC graduation ceremonies.