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Early Childhood Education

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Early Childhood Education

120 hour program

This option is for those students seeking 120 hours of high quality classroom training only. It does not include the required practical experience. The student is responsible for the additional 480 hours of documented fieldwork to test for the CDA credential.  Tuition includes textbooks and supplies.  All coursework is Ohio Approved /Step Up To Quality approved!

Requirements: 18 yrs of age, high school diploma or equivalent, and FBI/BCI background check.

Why the CDA is the Best First Step

Apollo Adult Early Childhood Education is a highly accredited program recognized by the United States Department of Post-Secondary Education. Coursework includes Communicable Disease, Child Abuse, First Aid, and CPR!  

This program is a key stepping stone on the path to career advancement. It’s designed to prepare students to successfully complete the requirements for the national recognized CDA credential.

When you obtain your CDA through Apollo you will know how to nurture the emotional, physical, intellectual, and social development of children birth to five years old.

Benefits of the Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential

How Do I Apply?



Tuesday or Thursday


6:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.


$1,200  (Payment plans may be available upon meeting with Financial Aid Manager)


120 classroom hours will be provided.
Student is responsible for an additional 480 hours of documented fieldwork prior to end date to obtain completion certificate and CDA.

Start - End:

 9/07/17 - 5/17/18

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