Undergraduate Certificate in Working with Preschoolers

Inspire the youngest minds with an online certificate in working with preschoolers.

working with preschoolers

Make preschool meaningful for little learners. Or design meaningful activities for preschool-age children. Study the development of children aged three to five. Learn how to provide care, education, and developmentally appropriate activities for the youngest of students.

Earn a 15 hour certificate with 100% online coursework

Gain valuable field experience through labs and practica. Choose a location convenient to you for lab studies. Earn this certificate entirely at-a-distance.

This certificate prepares you for work, such as:
  • Childcare center directors
  • Home day care providers
  • Childcare and daycare teachers
  • Fostering/adoption care
  • Family day care
  • Social work
  • Speech pathology
  • Nursing
  • Audiology
  • Child psychology
  • Pediatric physical therapy
  • Pediatric occupational therapy
  • Librarians
  • Museum educators
  • Youth ministry/children’s ministry

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Maximize your investment of time and money.

We put paying for college within reach with affordable tuition. Financial aid and university scholarships are available.

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Enjoy a high level of academic excellence.

Study with faculty who have field experience and personal knowledge to share with you.

Experience a legacy of learning.

Missouri State has been training educators for over 100 years. As a program in the College of Education, you’ll learn from an established leader in educating educators.


This program is part of the School of Teaching, Learning and Developmental Sciences, in the College of Education. Find out more about admission, program requirements, and degree plans.

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