Parent Education (Licensure Coursework, Graduate Certificate)

Department of Child & Family Studies

You will get an overview of the development of infants, toddlers and young children as well as parenthood and adult development. You will be introduced to the foundation of parent and family education and methods, theory and strategies for working with parents of young children.

Program Highlights

  • Meets the Minnesota education requirements for the Parent Educator License
  • Includes practicum experiences and student teaching in parent education group and methods
  • Student candidates start in fall, spring or summer terms
  • Student candidates come from a variety of undergraduate program backgrounds and professions
Degree Level
Program Delivery
Area(s) of Study
Parent Education
Higher Learning Commission (HLC)
Department Chair
Director of Graduate Studies