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Illinois Gateways to Opportunity Credentials

Erikson Institute degree programs can help further your marketability with optional credentials

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Earn the Illinois Gateways to Opportunity Credential

Erikson Institute has partnered with Illinois Gateways to Opportunity to be able to provide an entitled application route for many of its certificate and degree programs. Earning these Illinois Gateways to Opportunity credentials helps demonstrate your content knowledge, skills and experience, especially to potential employers within the State of Illinois.

You may speak with Admissions to learn more about how Erikson Institute can help you prepare for these Illinois Gateways to Opportunity credentials.

Awarded by the Illinois Department of Human Services (IDHS) Bureau of Child Care and Development

Erikson Institute currently offers the following degree programs with related credentials for the following:

Early Care and Education (ECE) Credential

Levels 2-6

Master of Child Development

Early Care and Education (ECE) Credential

Levels 2- 5

Online Master of Science in Early Childhood Education

Jennifer Kemp
Jenny Kemp Berchtold
Infant Studies Certificate Program Manager
“ An Erikson degree coupled with a Gateways credential will help you demonstrate knowledge, skills and experience in a wide variety of competencies to your future employer and help you excel on the job. ”