Early Childhood Leadership & Advocacy Certificate

Develop strong skills in management, working with adults, policy influence, and advocacy to position yourself as an effective and visionary early childhood leader.

Once completed, you can take your leadership and advocacy skills to a variety of settings that allow you to advocate for the policies that are in the best interest of young children and their families.

Our online certificate program is designed for candidates who have completed a bachelor’s degree, currently work with children and families, and want to develop expertise in leadership and advocacy for professional advancement.

Application Deadlines:
Erikson Institute accepts applications on a rolling basis. This means we accept applications throughout the year for all academic terms and programs, and applications are evaluated as they are completed. However, applications received by our Priority Submission Dates for each term will receive primary consideration for scholarship awards.

Priority Rolling Application Deadlines:
Spring and Summer Terms: November 15
Fall Term: March 15