Child Care Management: Certificate | Technical College of the LowCountry

Child Care Management: Certificate

At the head of the class.

Take your skills to the next level, and claim your spot as a lead teacher or center director.

Program Description

Having already worked in child care settings, you’ve got the experience you need to run the show.

TCL’s  Child Care Management certificate combines courses in child care, business, communication, and computers to help prepare you for the management position you’ve been dreaming about. The 36-credit-hour program can be completed in as little as one year. Graduates will be qualified to become supervisors, directors, and/or lead teachers in the child care industry.

Most importantly, you will have the skills and expertise to become a  leader in developing initiatives for quality care for children, their families and their communities.

Enroll today. Your future and theirs depend on it.

Accreditation & Accolades

Technical College of the Lowcountry is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award Associate Degrees, Diplomas, and Certificates. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Technical College of the Lowcountry.

Quick Facts

Quick Fact 1
Currently employed individuals pursuing a career change into the child care management field.
Quick Fact 2
Childcare teachers and administrators who want to upgrade their skills.
Quick Fact 3
Individuals who want to learn more about the business of child care.

What People Are Saying

“Employers know that when they hire our graduates, they are getting a highly qualified professional.”

Kelli Boniecki

FAQs & Additional Information

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What does this program cost?*

Tuition: 36 credits x $170 per credit = $6,120.

Remember, this is before S.C. Lottery Tuition Assistance and other financial aid, which could drop your costs by more than half. In fact, after financial aid, many TCL students attend for free.

*Based on Fall 2016 in-state, in-service-area tuition. Your actual cost may differ. Qualifications vary.

Career & Education Opportunities:

The S.C. annual mean wage for child care directors is $47,310, according to 2015 reports from U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Is this program for you?

The program prepares students to provide quality care for young children and is designed for:

• Full-time students preparing for a career in early childhood education.
• Currently employed individuals pursuing a career change.
• Childcare teachers and administrators who want to upgrade their skills desiring to become a childcare center owner or director.
• Parents who want to learn more about the growth and development of young children.

Other Resources

Gainful Employment: Learn more about the Child Care Management Certificate.

Program Dean

Kenneth Flick

Division Dean/Business & Industrial Technologies


Kelli Boniecki

Early Care & Education Instructor/Business Technologies

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