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Early Childhood Education (ECE) at Fisher College

Our ECE programs are structured to help early childhood professionals and centers thrive.

From our new Certificate of Accomplishment to our well-established Associate Degree, we have a customizable education track designed to help early childhood professionals achieve their goals.

What you should know:

  • Accredited by NEASC
  • Courses can be used towards MA EEC Certifications: Teacher, Lead Teacher, and Director
  • All courses are available online – a great option for those who work during the day and seek flexibility with their course work
  • If you are looking to help your whole staff advance, we offer Bulk Rate Courses. For $7,000, you can enroll up to 20 students into the course of your choice. The course can be offered online, or at your location! Students can be employees of your own center/other centers, parents of children, or members of the community
  • Established partnership with early childhood education organizations and centers
  • We also offer select courses at a discounted rate of $500
  • Campus locations in Boston, Brockton, New Bedford and North Attleboro

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$500 discounted courses include:

January: January 22 - March 16

  • PS103 Child Development
  • ED205 Children with Special Needs
  • ED223 Administering Programs for Children 

March: March 18 - May 11

  • PS103 Child Development
  • ED116 Health Safety and Nutrition
  • ED310 Assessment of Young Children

Learn more about each program offering:

Certificate of Accomplishment
Early Childhood Education Certificate
Associate Degree in Early Childhood Education

For more information or to register, contact:

Anne Cardente, Director, Boston, Division of Accelerated and Professional Studies (DAPS) at acardente@fisher.edu or 617-236-8866.  

For Non-Degree Seeking Students

> Certificate of Accomplishment

    • $500 per course
    • 5 courses
    • Specializations include Preschool, Infant/Toddler and Family Childcare
    • Not eligible for Financial Aid, but be sure to ask your employer about their tuition assistance policy
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For Degree-Seeking Students

> Option 1: Early Childhood Education Certificate
  • 10 courses
  • Specializations include Preschool and Infant/Toddler
  • Eligible for Financial Aid and the Fisher Childhood Scholarship

> Option 2: Associate in Early Childhood Education

  • 20 courses
  • Director concentration available
  • Eligible for Financial Aid and the Fisher Childhood Scholarship
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