Applicants who successfully complete an early childhood education (ECE) diploma program from an Ontario College of Applied Arts and Technology (OCAAT) will meet the education requirement for registration. You can view a list of these programs here.
The College is currently conducting a review of education programs (post-secondary programs in early childhood education or programs with course content relevant to early childhood education offered by a Canadian institution) that meet the education requirement for registration. The tables below identify which programs meet the current education requirement for registration.
Ryerson Polytechnic Institute now Ryerson University
Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood Studies (formerly
known as Bachelor of Applied Arts in Early Childhood
Education and Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood
¹Transcript necessary to demonstrate major in Child Studies²Letter from the Registrar’s office needed to indicate major in Child, Youth and Family – Child Stream
1After 1990, this program was only granted Child Care Worker 1 status
Diplôme d’études collégiales en techniques d’éducation en services de garde
Formerly known as Cégep Shawinigan
*The College’s approval of these programs is subject to change without notice.
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