Association of Early Childhood Educators Ontario

OCAAT ECE Programs

Algonquin College of Applied Arts and Technology, Ottawa, Perth and Pembroke
ECE Programs:
Early Childhood Education Diploma – 2 years
Prerequisite: High School Diploma
Early Childhood Education Intensive Diploma – 1 year
Prerequisite: University Degree or College Diploma

Distance/Online Learning:
Early Childhood Education Diploma (Full-time Online)
Prerequisite: High School Diploma
Early Childhood Education Diploma (Part-time On Campus and Online)
Prerequisite: High School Diploma

Anishinabek Educational Institute, North Bay
ECE Program:
Native Early Childhood Education Diploma – 2 years 
Prerequisite: High School Diploma

Cambrian College, Sudbury
ECE Programs:
Early Childhood Education Diploma – 2 years
Prerequisite: High School Diploma
Early Childhood Education Diploma – Alternate Delivery – 5 semesters
Prerequisite: High School Diploma
Native Early Childhood Education Diploma (Oshki) – 5 semesters
Prerequisite: High School Diploma

Canadore College, North Bay
ECE Programs:
Early Childhood Education Diploma – 2 years
Prerequisite: High School Diploma
Early Childhood Education Intensive – 1 year
Prerequisite: Bachelor of Education or Bachelor of Arts

Carleton University, Ottawa
ECE Programs:
Child Studies – B.A. Honours – 4 years
Prerequisite: ECE Diploma
Child Studies – B.A. General – 3 years
Prerequisite: ECE Diploma

Centennial College, Toronto
ECE Programs:
Early Childhood Education Diploma – Ashtonbee – 2 years
Prerequisite: High School Diploma
Early Childhood Education Diploma – Progress – 2 years
Prerequisite: High School Diploma
Early Childhood Education Diploma (Part-time)
Prerequisite: High School Diploma
Early Childhood Assistant Certificate – 1 year
Prerequisite: High School Diploma

Human Resources Program:
Early Childhood Administration Certificate (Part-time)
Prerequisite: ECE Diploma and 2 years working in the child care field

Collège Boréal, Sudbury
Programmes en éducation de la jeune enfance :
Educateur / Éducatrice de la petite enfance – Apprentissage 
Exigences d’admission : Diplôme d'études secondaires

Conestoga College, Kitchener
ECE Programs:
Early Childhood Education Diploma – 2 years
Prerequisite: High School Diploma
Early Childhood Education – Fast Track Post Graduate Diploma – 1 year 
Prerequisite: University Degree in Social Sciences
Early Childhood Educator Apprenticeship Certificate – 3 years (Part-time)
Prerequisite: High School Diploma

Specialized Course:
Early Childhood Education Resource Teacher Certificate – 4 months
Prerequisite: ECE Diploma and experience working in the child care field

Confederation College, Thunder Bay
ECE Program:
Early Childhood Education Diploma – 2 years
Prerequisite: High School Diploma

Specialized Course: 
Early Childhood Education Resource Teacher Certificate (Part-time)
Prerequisite: ECE Diploma

Durham College, Oshawa
ECE Program:
Early Childhood Education Diploma – 2 years
Prerequisite: High School Diploma

Distance/Online Learning:
Early Childhood Education Diploma – 5 semesters
Prerequisite: High School Diploma

Fanshawe College, London
ECE Programs:
Early Childhood Education Diploma – 2 years
Prerequisite: High School Diploma
Early Childhood Education Diploma – Accelerated – 1 year
Prerequisite: High School Diploma
Early Childhood Education Diploma – Fast Track – 10 months
Prerequisite: ECE Diploma or University Degree
Bachelor of Applied Arts – Early Childhood Leadership – 4 years
Prerequisite: High School Diploma

Fleming College, Peterborough and Lindsay
ECE Program:
Early Childhood Education Diploma – 2 years (Full- or part-time)
Prerequisite: High School Diploma

George Brown College, Toronto
ECE Programs:
Early Childhood Education Diploma – 2 years or 18 consecutive months (Full- or part-ime) 
Prerequisite: High School Diploma
Early Childhood Assistant Certificate – 1 year
Prerequisite: High School Diploma
Early Childhood Education Diploma – Fast Track – 10 months 
Prerequisite: University Degree in related area
4-year Consecutive Early Childhood Education Diploma/Bachelor of Arts Degree
(Partnership with Ryerson University)
Prerequisite: High School Diploma

Specialized Course:
Advanced Special Needs Training for Early Childhood Educators Course 
Prerequisite: ECE Diploma and/or experience working in the child care field

Human Resources Programs:
Early Childhood Leadership, Bachelor of Applied Arts Degree – 4 years
Prerequisite: High School Diploma
Daycare Early Childhood Management Certificate – 6 courses
Prerequisite: ECE Diploma

Georgian College, Orillia and Owen Sound
ECE Program:
Early Childhood Education Diploma – 2 years
Prerequisite: High School Diploma

Humber College, Toronto
ECE Program:
Early Childhood Education Diploma – 2 years (Full- or part-time)
Prerequisite: High School Diploma

Specialized Course:
Early Childhood Education Advanced Studies in Special Needs – Post Graduate Certificate – 1 year 
Prerequisite: University Degree in related area

La Cité collégiale, Ottawa
Programme en éducation de la jeune enfance :
Diplôme Éducation en services à l'enfance – 2 ans 
Exigences d’admission : Diplôme d'études secondaires

Lambton College, Sarnia
ECE Programs:
Early Childhood Education Diploma – 2 years
Prerequisite: High School Diploma
Early Childhood Education Apprenticeship (Basic or Advanced) – 1 year
Prerequisite: High School Diploma

Loyalist College, Belleville
ECE Programs:
Early Childhood Education Diploma – 2 years
Prerequisite: High School Diploma
Early Childhood Education Diploma – Accelerated Program – 1 year
Prerequisite: College Diploma in social work field
Early Childhood Education Apprenticeship 
Prerequisite: High School Diploma

Distance/Online Learning:
Early Childhood Education Diploma (Distance Education)
Prerequisite: High School Diploma

Mohawk College, Hamilton
ECE Programs:
Early Childhood Education Diploma – 2 years
Prerequisite: High School Diploma
Early Childhood Educator Apprenticeship Certificate
Prerequisite: High School Diploma

Specialized Course:
Early Childhood Education Resource Teacher Certificate
Prerequisite:  ECE Diploma and related experience

Human Resources Program:
Early Childhood Education – Leadership & Administration Certificate 
Prerequisite: ECE Diploma

Niagara College, Welland
ECE Program:
Early Childhood Education Diploma – 2 years
Prerequisite: High School Diploma

Specialized Course:
Child Development Practitioner – Apprenticeship
Prerequisite: High School Diploma

Human Resources Program:
Early Childhood Education Administration – Post Diploma Certificate
Prerequisite: ECE Diploma

Northern College, South Porcupine
ECE Programs:
Early Childhood Education Diploma – 2 years
Prerequisite: High School Diploma
Early Childhood Educator Apprenticeship Certificate 
Prerequisite: High School Diploma

Ryerson University, Toronto
ECE Programs:
Early Childhood Education B.A. Degree – 4 years
Prerequisite: High School Diploma
Early Childhood Studies M.A. Degree
Prerequisite: Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education
B.A. in Early Childhood Education – George Brown Degree Completion – Third Year Direct Entry
Prerequisite: ECE Diploma completed at George Brown College
B.A. in Early Childhood Education Degree Completion – Part-time 
Prerequisite: ECE Diploma

Sault College, Sault Ste. Marie
ECE Program:
Early Childhood Education Diploma – 2 years
Prerequisite: High School Diploma

Seneca College, North York
ECE Programs:
Early Childhood Education Diploma – 2 years (Full- or part-time)
Prerequisite: High School Diploma
Early Childhood Education Accelerated Diploma – 35 weeks
Prerequisite: University Degree
Early Childhood Educator Apprenticeship – 3 years
Prerequisite: High School Diploma
Early Childhood Educator Inclusion Practices Apprenticeship Program – 2 years
Prerequisite: ECE Diploma or ECE Apprenticeship Certificate
Bachelor of Applied Arts – Child Development – 4 years
Prerequisite: High School Diploma

Specialized Courses:
Role of ECE in Full-Day Kindergarten Workshops
Prerequisite: ECE Diploma or University Degree
Early Childhood Education Administration Graduate Certificate
Prerequisite: ECE Diploma and experience working in the child care field

Sheridan College, Oakville
ECE Programs:
Early Childhood Education Diploma – 2 years or 16 continuous months (Full- or part-time)
Prerequisite: High School Diploma
Early Childhood Education Diploma Intensive – Fast Track – 1 year
Prerequisite: College Diploma or related post-secondary education
Early Childhood Education Supervision and Administration Graduate Certificate
Prerequisite: ECE Diploma or recognized equivalent

St. Clair College, Windsor
ECE Programs:
Early Childhood Education Diploma – 2 years (Full- or part-time)
Prerequisite: High School Diploma
Early Childhood Education Diploma Accelerated – 1 year
Prerequisite: University Degree or College Diploma in a related field
Native Early Childhood Education Diploma – 2 years
Prerequisite: High School Diploma

St. Lawrence College, Brockville, Cornwall, Kingston
ECE Programs:
Early Childhood Education Diploma – 2 years (Full- or part-time)
Prerequisite: High School Diploma
Early Childhood Education Diploma – Post Grad Fast Track – 12 months
Prerequisite: University Degree or College Diploma in a related field

University of Guelph-Humber, Toronto
ECE Programs:
Honours Bachelor of Applied Science in Early Childhood & Diploma in Early Childhood Education 
Prerequisite: High School Diploma
Early Childhood Degree Completion – Honours Bachelor of Applied Science in Early Childhood
Prerequisite: ECE Diploma and minimum three years experience in the child care field

University of Guelph, Guelph
ECE Program:
Family and Child Studies B.A. Honours Program – 4 years
Prerequisite: High School Diploma