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Online Day Care Certificate

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 by 2030.*

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 by 2030*


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 day care or work in an already established day care. 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, certification, 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 Online Day Care Certification an included benefit that will give you one-on-one access to a Career Coach Advisor. 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.

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*Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Childcare Workers, on the internet at, (visited June 1, 2022). Statements found in the United States Department of Labor Occupational Outlook Handbook are not a guarantee of any post-graduation salary, in part because the data used to create the Occupational Outlook Handbook includes workers from differing educational backgrounds, levels of experience, and geographic areas of the country.
**Value depends on graduates’ use of services available to them.