Summer Quarter Courses

Interested in taking a class towards your Early Childhood Education credential? Here you'll find the courses colleges and universities plan on offering Summer Quarter. These lists were compiled in May and June 2017. For the most up-to-date version, please visit the college or university website for the courses in which you are interested. 

For colleges and universities on the quarter system, Summer Quarter typically runs from mid-June through August. Some colleges and universities run accelerated courses during the summer. Colleges and universities on the semester system may offer courses over the summer, usually in an intensive, accelerated term.  

For information about registration, you will need to visit the college or university website. Also, make sure you check with a program advisor before registering, to ensure that you're registering for classes that apply to your degree.

Bates Technical College

Tacoma

Credentals offered: Initial ECE Certificate; Short ECE Certificate (General, Infants/Toddlers, School Age, Family Child Care, Administration); State ECE Certificate; Associate of Applied Sciences; Associate of Applied Sciences -- Transfer

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Bellevue College

Bellevue

Credentials offered: Initial ECE Certificate; Short ECE Certificate (Administration, General, Infants/Toddlers, School Age Care); State ECE Certificate; Associate of Arts; Associate of Applied Sciences -- Transfer

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Bellingham Technical College

Bellingham

Credentials offered: CDA Essentials Certificate

Please visit Bellingham Technical College's website (see below) for information about Summer Quarter courses.

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Big Bend Community College

Moses Lake

Credentials offered: Initial ECE Certificate; Short ECE Certificate (General, Infants/Toddlers); State ECE Certificate; Associate of Applied Sciences; Associate of Applied Sciences -- Transfer to EWU BA in Children's Studies

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Central Washington University -- Des Moines

Des Moines

Credentials offered: Bachelor of Education in Early Childhood/Elementary Education

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Central Washington University -- Ellensburg

Ellensburg

Credentials Offered: Bachelor of Education in Early Childhood Education; Bachelor of Education in Elementary Education/Early Childhood Education

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Central Washington University -- Pierce County

Tacoma

Credentials Offered: Bachelor of Education in Elementary Education/Early Childhood Education

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Centralia College

Centralia

Credentials Offered: Initial ECE Certificate; Short ECE Certificate (General, Infants/Toddlers, School Age, Family Child Care, Administration); Associate of Arts; Associate of Applied Sciences

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City University of Seattle -- Everett

Everett

Credentials Offered: Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood Education

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City University of Seattle -- Tacoma

Tacoma

Credentials Offered: Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood Education

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City University of Seattle -- Vancouver

Vancouver

Credentials Offered: Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood Education

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Clark College

Vancouver

Credentials Offered: Initial ECE Certificate; I-BEST Initial ECE Certificate; Short ECE Certificate (General, Infants/Toddlers, School Age, Family Child Care, Administration); State ECE Certificate; Associate of Applied Sciences; Associate of Applied Sciences -- Transfer

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Clover Park Technical College

Lakewood

Credentials Offered: Creating a Green Classroom Certificate; Early Childhood Foundation Certificate; Early Childhood Leadership Certificate; Early Childhood Specialist Certificate; School Age Out of School Program Certificate; Special Needs Certificate; Sustaining a Green Program Certificate; Associate of Applied Technology; Associate of Applied Sciences - Transfer

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Columbia Basin College

Pasco

Credentials Offered: CDA Short-term Certificate;  Initial ECE Certificate; Short ECE Certificate (General, Infant/Toddlers, School Age, Family Child Care, Administration); State ECE Certificate; Associate of Applied Sciences in ECE

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Eastern Washington University -- Bellevue

Bellevue

Credentials Offered: Bachelor of Arts in Children's Studies

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Eastern Washington University -- Cheney

Cheney

Credentials Offered:Bachelor of Arts in Children's Studies (Online, Option A, Option B) Visit Link

Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood Education, Bachelor's of Arts in Early Childhood Education/Early Childhood Special Education, Master of Education -- Early Childhood Education Emphasis Visit Link

 

Edmonds Community College

Lynnwood

Credentials Offered: Initial ECE Certificate; Short ECE Certificate (Administration, Family Childcare, General, Infants/Toddlers, School Age); State ECE Certificate; Intermediate Certificate; Infant and Toddler Certificate of Completion; Associate of Technical Arts; Associate of Arts and Sciences -- Transfer

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Everett Community College

Everett

Credentials Offered: Initial ECE Certificate; Short ECE Certificate (General, Infants/Toddlers, Administration); State ECE Certificate; Associate in Technical Arts in ECE; Associate in Arts and Sciences DTA

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Goddard College

Seattle

Credentials Offered: Bachelor of Arts in Education, Master of Arts in Education

Please visit Goddard College's website (link below) for information on courses. Goddard College is on the semester system.

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Gonzaga University

Spokane

Credentials Offered: Bachelor of Education in Early Childhood, Special Education; Master of Education in Early Childhood, Special Education

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Grays Harbor College

Aberdeen

Credentials Offered: Initial ECE Certificate; Short ECE Certificate (Admin, Family Child Care, General, Infants/Toddlers, School Age Care); State Certificate

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Green River College

Auburn

Credentials Offered: Initial ECE Certificate; Short ECE Certificate (Administration, Infant/Toddler, School Age, Family Child Care); State ECE Certificate; CDA Preparation (I-BEST CDA); Early Childhood Assistant Teacher; ECE Certificate of Proficiency; Instructional Paraeducator Certificate; Montessori Certificate; Associate of Applied Sciences; Associate of Applied Sciences -- ECE and Diversity Studies; Paraeducator Associate in Applied Science

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Heritage University

Toppenish

Credentials Offered: Bachelor of Arts in Education; Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood Studies

Please visit Heritage University's website (link below) for information on courses. Heritage University is on the semester system.

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Highline College

Des Moines, White Center

Credentials Offered: Initial ECE Certificate; Short ECE Certificate (Administration, Infant/Toddler, General, School Age); I-BEST Certificates; State ECE Certificate; Associate in Applied Science; Bachelors in Teaching & Early Learning

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Lake Washington Institute of Technology

Kirkland

Credentials Offered: Initial ECE Certificate; Short ECE Certificate (General, Administration, Infants/Toddlers, Family, School Age Care); State ECE Certificate; Early Childhood Education Certificate of Proficiency; Associate of Applied Sciences

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Lower Columbia College

Longview

Credentials Offered: Initial ECE Certificate; Short ECE Certificate (General, Administration, Infants/Toddlers, Family, School Age Care); State ECE Certificate; Associate of Applied Sciences, Associate of Applied Sciences -- Transfer; Associate of Applied Sciences -- Transfer to Concordia University; Associate of Applied Sciences -- Direct Transfer Agreement

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North Seattle College

Seattle

Credentials Offered: Initial ECE Certificate; Short ECE Certificate (General, Administration, Infants/Toddlers, Family Child Care, School Age Care); State ECE Certificate; Associate of Applied Sciences; Bachelors in Applied Science in Early Childhood Education

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Northwest Indian College

Bellingham

Credentials Offered: Associate of Applied Sciences -- Transfer

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Olympic College

Bremerton

Credentials Offered: Initial ECE Certificate; Short ECE Certificate (General, Administration, Infants/Toddlers, Family Child Care, School Age Care); State ECE Certificate; Associate of Arts; Associate of Technical Arts; Associate in Applied Sciences -- Transfer

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Pacific Lutheran University

Tacoma

Credentials Offered: Bachelor of Arts in Education

Pacific Lutheran University is on the semester system.

 

Peninsula College

Forks, Port Angeles, Port Townsend

Credentials Offered: Initial ECE Certificate; Short ECE Certificate (General, Infants/Toddlers, School Age, Family Child Care); State ECE Certificate; Associate of Applied Sciences, 

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Pierce College

Lakewood, Puyallup

Credentials Offered: Initial ECE Certificate; Short ECE Certificate (General, Infants/Toddlers, Family Child Care,School Age Care);  State ECE Certificate; Associate of Applied Sciences -- Transfer, Associate in Early Childhood Education; 

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Renton Technical College

Renton

Credentials Offered: Initial ECE Certificate; Short ECE Certificate (General, Administration, Infants/Toddlers, Family Child Care,School Age Care); State ECE Certificate; Renton Technical College Certificate; Associate of Applied Science, Associate of Applied Science -- Transfer; I-BEST options 

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Saint Martin's University

Lacey

Credentials Offered: Bachelor of Science in Educational Studies

Please visit Saint Martin's University's website (link below) for information on courses. Saint Martin's University is on the semester system.

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Seattle Central College

Seattle

Credentials Offered: Initial ECE Certificate; Short ECE Certificate (General, Administration, Infants/Toddlers, Family Child Care,School Age Care); State ECE Certificate; Bachelor of Arts in Applied Behavioral Science

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Shoreline Community College

Shoreline

Credentials Offered: Initial ECE Certificate; Short ECE Certificate (General, Infant/Toddler); State ECE Certificate; Early Childhood Educator/Paraeducator Associate in Applied Arts and Sciences; Associate of Arts and Sciences -- Special Education

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Skagit Valley College

Mount Vernon

Credentials Offered: Initial ECE Certificate; Short ECE Certificate (General, Administration, Infants/Toddlers, Family Child Care,School Age Care); State ECE Certificate;  Associate in Technical Arts; Associate of Applied Science -- Transfer; Associate in Education

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South Puget Sound Community College

Olympia

Credentials Offered: Initial ECE Certificate; Short ECE Certificate (General, Administration, Infants/Toddlers, Family Child Care,School Age Care); State ECE Certificate; Associate of Applied Science, Associate of Applied Science -- Transfer

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Spokane Falls Community College

Spokane

Credentials Offered: Initial ECE Certificate; Short ECE Certificate (General, Infants/Toddlers, Family Child Care,School Age Care); State ECE Certificate; Associate in Applied Science, Associate in Applied Science -- Transfer

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Tacoma Community College

Tacoma

Credentials Offered: Child Development Specialist Certificate; ECE certificate: Emphasis on Children with Special Needs; Management of Early Learning Certificate; Associate Degree of Applied Science in Early Childhood Education: Emphasis on Children with Special Needs

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University of Washington

Seattle

Credentials Offered: Bachelor of Arts Early Childhood and Family Studies; Master of Education Early Childhood Special Education with Teacher Certifications

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Walla Walla Community College

Walla Walla

Credentials Offered: Initial ECE Certificate; Short ECE Certificate (General, Infants/Toddlers, School Age Care, Family Child Care, Administration); State ECE Certificate; I-BEST; Associate in Applied Arts and Sciences; Associate in Applied Arts and Sciences -- Transfer

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Washington State University

Pullman, Vancouver

Bachelor of Arts in Human Development

Washington State University is on the semester system.

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Wenatchee Valley College

Wenatchee, Omak

Credentials Offered: Initial ECE Certificate; Short ECE Certificate (General, School Age, Family Child Care, Infants/Toddlers); State ECE Certificate, I-BEST, Associate in Applied Science -- Transfer; Associate in Technical Arts

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Western Washington University

Bellingham

Credentials Offered: Bachelor of Arts Education; Bachelor of Arts Education, Dual Endorsement in Early Childhood Education and Early Childhood Special Education; Bachelor of Arts Education with P-3 Endorsement

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Whatcom Community College

Bellingham

Credentials Offered: Initial ECE Certificate; Short ECE Certificate (General, School Age, Family Child Care, Infants/Toddlers); State ECE Certificate; Associate in Arts; Associate of Applied Sciences -- Transfer

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Yakima Valley Community College

Yakima, Grandview

Credentials Offered: Initial ECE Certificate; Short ECE Certificate (General, School Age, Family Child Care, Infants/Toddlers); State ECE Certificate;  Associate in Applied Sciences; Associate in Applied Sciences -- Special Education Option; Associate in Applied Sciences -- Transfer (to several universities)

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