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Day Care Specialist Careers

Child Day Care Specialist Careers

Become a Child Day Care Specialist and help children learn and grow. With a Child Day Care Specialist Certificate from U.S. Career Institute, you'll have the opportunity to start your own business or work for a childcare center. The U.S. Department of Labor projects the growth for Child Day Care jobs to increase 5% by 2024.*

Growth Potential & Career Opportunities

  • Challenging and Rewarding Career
  • Flexible Career Path
  • Work for a company or be your own boss
  • The U.S. Department of Labor projects the growth for Child Day Care jobs to increase 5% by 2024.*

Credentialing

Upon graduation from our program, you will receive your U.S. Career Institute Certificate of Completion attesting to your accomplishment. Depending on the career path you choose to pursue you may be required to obtain the Child Development Associate Credential (CDA) through the Child Development Associate National Credentialing Program. The CDA is designed to prepare you to either own your own daycare or work in an already established daycare. USCI’s program meets the academic requirements needed to become certified with the CDA; however, you will need to verify all requirements needed to take the CDA credential.

State Requirements

A career in this field may require you to meet certain licensing, training, and other requirements that can vary by vocation and state. You should check with your state, local government and/or licensing board to find out which requirements may be applicable in your state.

USCI Career Coach Program

We invest in you-up to $400 Value**

After completing your certificate course, our Career Coach Program is USCI Career Coach Program an included benefit that will give you one-on-one access to a Career Coach Specialist. Our course and Career Coach Program can prepare you with the skills needed to help you start your new career. Read about the program's requirements and guidelines in the Career Coach Program Outline.


online courses

*Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2016-17 Edition, Childcare-Workers, on the internet at https://www.bls.gov/ooh/personal-care-and-service/childcare-workers.htm (May 31, 2017)
.**Value depends on graduates’ use of services available to them.
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