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Florida Child Care Professional Credential (FCCPC) - Certificate
At Gulf Coast State College, you can help infants and young children grow and develop with the 12 credit-hour Florida Child Care Professional Credential (FCCPC). The program provides you with the knowledge base and professional skills necessary to teach children from birth to five years of age. Early education and care programs include pre-kindergarten programs across the state of Florida.
The Florida Department of Children and Families authorizes and oversees all FCCPC programs (formerly CDA). Gulf Coast State College is a Florida Department of Children and Families FCCPC-approved provider.
FCCPC courses are embedded in the Early Childhood Education AS degree and are offered every semester.
Florida Child Care Professional Credential Course Requirements
EEC2240, Social Studies and Creative Expression for Young Children or +EEC1732, Infants, Toddlers, and Caregivers
EEC1319, Portfolio Development and Supervised Work Experience
DEP2001, Infant and Child Psychology
What can you do with Florida Child Care Professional Credential Certificate?
In this field, people find careers as:
Child Development Center Teacher
Early Intervention Associate
Child Development Center Curriculum Coordinator
Are there any special admission requirements for the FCCPC program?
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