Family Child Care Management

The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Family Child Care Management program provides individuals with a foundation in early childhood care theories, practices and administration. Topics include curriculum development, health and safety guidelines, business procedures, and cognitive and physical development of the young child.


Major Code: 
Certificate of Completion (CCL)
Total credits required: 
Award notes

Students must earn a grade of "C" or better in all courses within the program.

Required courses
Course #Course TitleCredits
CFS163Family Child Care: Introduction to Business Management3
CFS164Family Child Care: Curriculum and Environment3
CFS207Organization and Community Leadership in Child and Family Organizations3
EED205The Developing Child: Prenatal to Age Eight3
EED215Early Learning: Health, Safety, Nutrition and Fitness3
EED260Early Childhood Infant/Toddler Internship1
  • Review business management, policies, procedures and economics of a family child care provider. (CFS163, CFS164)
  • Prepare age appropriate curriculum for use in multi-age child care environments. (CFS164)
  • Examine appropriate health and safety standards, practices, and documentation in early childhood settings. (CFS164, EED215)
  • Contrast the major research and theories within the field of child development. (EED205)
  • Summarize the cognitive and psychosocial development of the young child. (EED205)
  • Describe the physical development of young children and corresponding nutritional and fitness needs. (CFS164, EED205, EED215)
  • Analyze organization and community leadership in community-based child and family services organizations. (CFS207)
  • Apply early childhood education skills in the early care and education setting. (CFS163, CFS164, CFS207, EED205, EED215, EED260)

At Maricopa, we strive to provide you with accurate information about this degree or certificate. However, the information above represents current requirements for the academic year and may change as the result of the curricular process. This course list does not represent a contract, nor does it guarantee course availability. If you are interested in pursuing this degree or certificate, we encourage you to meet with an advisor to discuss the requirements at your college for the appropriate catalog year.