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    Jul 18, 2019  
2013-2014 | Academic Catalog 
2013-2014 | Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Child Development Associate Credential (CDA) Fast Track

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The Child Development Associate (CDA) credential is aimed at improving the quality of care given in center-based and home settings while, at the same time, giving support and professional recognition to childcare providers. One hundred and twenty hours of training are required plus 480 hours of work experience within the last five years.

The CDA candidate must apply directly to the Council for early Childhood Professional recognition in Washington, D.C., to receive the credential. There is a fee paid to the Council. Each student must provide his/her own COA advisor to complete the program. Contact the ECE Department at (937) 778-7917 for more detailed information regarding CDA.

NOTE: Federal Financial Aid is not available for Fast Track programs.
NOTE: Students pursuing Fast Track certificates may need to satisfy course prerequisites which may include placement testing.

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