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E-Connect - Child Care Services

31-307-1 Technical Diploma (one-year)
Campus: Online
In-Person and/or Online + Community-Based Student Teaching
Financial Aid Eligible

Program Overview

E-Connect - Child Care Services is an innovative one-year technical diploma that incorporates the first year of the Early Childhood Education associate degree with Wisconsin Professional Preschool Credential coursework. Graduates of this program will be recognized as Wisconsin Registry Career Ladder - Career Level 11. Coursework is available in both online and in-person formats in order to accommodate a variety of life schedules and individual learning styles.

Special Features

Career Pathway Options

Career Pathways connect progressive levels of coursework to allow students to build upon their education. Each step in the pathway connects with employment options and provides the opportunity for advancement to higher levels. The E-Connect - Child Care Services program is a pathway option in the following programs:

E-Connect - Child Care Services also includes the following pathway option:

Admission Requirements

      Students in this program must:

Program-Specific Requirements

      Students in this program must:

There are two practicum experiences required in the E-Connect - Child Care Services program. Practicum 1 requires a minimum of 64 hours of off-campus field experience and Practicum 2 requires a minimum of 128 hours of off-campus field experience. Class contact time is also required as part of the practicum experience.

Program Outcomes

      Employers will expect E-Connect - Child Care Services graduates to:

Program Costs

The estimated total program cost for the one-year E-Connect - Child Care Services program is $3,875 (does not include books). This program is eligible for financial aid. View more information on program and costs.