Becoming CertifiedProgram Guide

Why HS University's certification is right for you!

Whether you are encouraged by your employer to seek certification or you desire to hone your skills and knowledge, earning your HS University's certification is a smart move for both you and your organization. By broadening your area of expertise and business skills with HS University's certification, you will help your organization in its pursuit to establish a knowledge and productive workforce, boost customers' confidence, and gain a competitive edge in the Head Start community -- all while furthering your own professional development.

As a Certified Professional through HS University, you will be joining a community of professionals with demonstrated expertise in integrated management systems.

With certification comes an enhanced degree of credibility and competence. HS University's certification...

  Validates specialized knowledge through examination
  Verifies requisite levels of education and experience
  Demonstrates a commitment to continuing education and examination to stay at the forefront of your profession
  Requires adhering and maintaining high ethical standards through a Code of Professional Conduct.

 

Certification Requirements: Click on Certification Type to find out more information!

Ceritification Type   Certification Requirement
Administrative Credential   Administrative Credential is an "Emerging Leaders Program." Basic Core competencies include flexibility, interpersonal skills, self-direction, technical credibility, project management, leveraging diversity. Technical competencies vary by content area. This is a 12 week program. Requires 15 credit hours, 1 exam Brochure...
Supervisor Credential   Supervisor Credential is a "Supervisor Development Program." Core competencies include Basic Core competencies, plus resilience, conflict management, team building, influencing/negotiating, human resources management, service motivation and accountability. Technical competencies vary by content area. This is a 24 week program. Requires 30 credit hours, 2 exams Brochure...
Management License   Management License is a "Executive Management Program." Core competencies include all supervisor competencies, plus creativity/innovation, technology management and organizational systems awareness. Technical competencies vary by content area. This is a 36 week program. Requires 45 credit hours, 3 exams and student practicum Brochure...
Management License w/Trainer Specialty   Licensed Trainer is a technical addition to any of the above competencies. Core competencies include all management license competencies, plus strategic thinking, vision, and external awareness. Technical competencies vary by content area. Requires 45 credit hours, 3 exams and student practicum, with 5 credits hours in training specialities Brochure...