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Current list of College-approved education programs

Applicants who successfully complete an early childhood education (ECE) diploma from an Ontario College of Applied Arts and Technology (OCAAT) meet the education requirement for registration. You can view a list of OCAATs Become A Member Ontario-applicant.

Graduates of programs listed below will be considered graduates of an approved program if the official transcript shows completion of program/graduation by the program end date.

PLEASE NOTE: Applicants must meet all the other registration requirements in order to be eligible for membership.

Ontario

Educational Institution Name of Program Program Approval End Date
Algonquin College of Applied Arts and Technology Bachelor of Early Learning and Community Development 2023
Conestoga College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning Bachelor of Early Learning Program Development 2027
Fanshawe College of Applied Arts and Technology Bachelor of Early Childhood Leadership 2026
Mothercraft College of Early Childhood Education Early Childhood Education Diploma 2026
Toronto Metropolitan University

Formerly known as Ryerson University and Ryerson Polytechnic Institute
Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood Studies

2026 with a condition

Ryerson University shall, no later than March 31, 2023, provide evidence satisfactory to the College that appropriate and sufficient content relating to child abuse prevention and educator reporting obligations has been embedded throughout the Bachelor of Early Childhood Studies program.

Seneca College Honours Bachelor of Child Development 2026
Sheridan College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning Bachelor of Early Childhood Leadership 2026
University of Guelph Bachelor of Applied Science – Child, Youth and Family (Child Stream) 2026

A list of education programs previously approved by the College is available pdf linked here.

Questions?

Please send your questions by email to education-programs@college-ece.ca.