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Earn a Parent Education Certificate

The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Parent Education is designed to prepare individuals to enter the family life education with a focus on parent education. Students at a paraprofessional level may seek employment opportunities in adoption and foster care, crisis intervention programs, social service agencies (both private and State/local government), and other child and family, community-based organizations.

CIPS Code: 19.0799

Parent Education check sheet.

Parent Education

Required Courses 19
Course # Course Title Credits
Computer Usage and Applications (3) OR
Survey of Computer Information Systems (3) Shared Unique Number Number CIS1120
CFS190 Home-Based Visitation 3
CFS220 Introduction to Parenting and Family Development 3
CFS225 Foundations of Parent Education 3
Cross-Cultural Parenting (3) OR
Global Child Development (3 )
FCS250* Portfolio Development and Professional Writing 3
FCS260* Family and Consumer Science Internship 1
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  • The total amount of credits required for this certificate is 19.
  • Students must earn a grade of "C" or better in all courses within the program
  • * Indicates course has prerequisites and/or corequisites
  • Minimum GPA: 2.00