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Certificate in Early Years Education (EYED)

This certificate program is pending final approval by the UBC Board of Governors.

The Certificate in Early Years Education (EYED) focuses broadly on developing Early Childhood Education (ECE) curricula and the principles of teaching and learning in the early years (preschool to Grade 3).

Admission Requirements

1. A Bachelor’s degree in Education, or related field, such as Nursing, Early Childhood Education, Psychology.

OR

2. Post-secondary education (e.g., College Education) in fields such as Early Childhood Education, Educational Assistant, or Behavioral Consultant.

OR

3. A minimum of 2 years of experience working in the field with young children.

Certificate Requirements

Students must complete a total of 15 credits, consisting of:

ECED 405 3
Any 400-level ECED courses 12
Total Credits 15

Application to Receive Certificate

Upon completion of all required courses, students must apply to receive their certificate from the Professional Development and Community Engagement (PDCE) unit in the Faculty of Education.

Following confirmation of students’ successful completion of all required courses, students will receive a certificate from PDCE.

Page last updated: May 16, 2019

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