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Child and Family Organizations Management and Administration

The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Child and Family Organizations Management and Administration is designed to prepare individuals to enter the family life education, human development, early childhood settings, or child and family organizations field at the paraprofessional level. Students at a paraprofessional level may seek employment opportunities within management and administration of programs such as: early childhood settings, adoption and foster care, adult day care centers, crisis intervention programs, group and halfway houses, hospice care, senior citizen centers, social service agencies (both private and State/local government), facilities for the disabled and developmentally challenged individuals, community mental health clinics, psychiatric facilities, shelters and other child and family, community-based organizations.

Details

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Field of Interest
Behavioral Science and Human Services
Type
Certificate
Academic Plan
Child and Family Organizations Management and Administration (CER)
Academic Plan Code
5401
Total Credits Required
16
Catalog Year
2020-2021
What You'll Learn

This pathway map will help you gain the expertise needed to:

  1. Define the issues of managing a diverse workforce.
  2. Define organizational behavior and management.
  3. Describe the functions of Human Service administration.
  4. Identify leadership strategies for Human Service organizational and community change.
  5. Describe government and private funding sources for Human Service, community-based family service organizations.
  6. Explain the meaning and importance of fiscal accountability and risk management as it applies to human service, community-based family service organizations.
  7. Define project management.
  8. Develop the components of a professional portfolio.
  9. Apply program knowledge, skills, and habits of mind to work experiences within child and family organizations.
Career Opportunities

Successful completion of this certificate may lead to employment in a variety of different occupations and industries. Below are examples of related occupations with associated Arizona-based annual median wages* for this program. Education requirements vary for the occupations listed below, so you may need further education or degrees in order to qualify for some of these jobs and earn the related salaries. Please visit with an academic advisor and/or program director for additional information.

Family and Consumer Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary

$62,860

Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education

$28,850

* Wage information sourced from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics Program. Updated May 2019.
Admission Criteria

None

Course Sequence by Term

The following is the suggested course sequence by term. Please keep in mind:

  • Students should meet with an academic advisor to develop an individual education plan that meets their academic and career goals. Use the Pathway Planner tool in your Student Center to manage your plan.
  • The course sequence is laid out by suggested term and may be affected when students enter the program at different times of the year.
  • Initial course placement is determined by current district placement measures and/or completion of 100-200 level course and/or program requirements.
  • Degree and transfer seeking students may be required to successfully complete a MCCCD First Year Experience Course (FYE) within the first two semesters at a MCCCD College. Courses include AAA/CPD150, AAA/CPD150AC, CPD104, and AAA115/CPD115. Course offerings will vary by college. See an academic, program, or faculty advisor for details.

Full-time Sequence

Full-time status is 12 credits to 18 credits per semester.

Term 1

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 1
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Credits
CFS206 Child And Family Organizations: Management And Administration Critical course Gateway course 3
CFS207 Organization And Community Leadership In Child And Family Organizations Critical course Gateway course 3

Term 2

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 2
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Credits
CFS208 Child And Family Organizations: Fiscal Management And Grant Writing 3
CFS209 Child And Family Organizations: Project Management 3
FCS250 Portfolio Development and Professional Writing 3
FCS260 Family And Consumer Science Internship 1

Part-time Sequence

Part-time status is 11 credit hours or less.

Term 1

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 1
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Credits
CFS206 Child And Family Organizations: Management And Administration Critical course Gateway course 3
CFS207 Organization And Community Leadership In Child And Family Organizations Critical course Gateway course 3

Term 2

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 2
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Credits
CFS208 Child And Family Organizations: Fiscal Management And Grant Writing 3
CFS209 Child And Family Organizations: Project Management 3
FCS250 Portfolio Development and Professional Writing 3
FCS260 Family And Consumer Science Internship 1
Course Area Key

Gateway Course = Generally the first major-specific course in a pathway.

Critical Course = A course that is highly predictive of future success in a pathway.

Disclaimer

Students must earn a grade of C or better for all courses required within the program.

Course Sequence total credits may differ from the program information located on the MCCCD curriculum website due to program and system design.

View MCCCD’s curriculum website for the Certificate of Completion in Child and Family Organizations Management and Administration (http://aztransmac2.asu.edu/cgi-bin/WebObjects/MCCCD.woa/wa/freeForm?id=147547).


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