College Credit Options

Undergraduate and graduate college credit is available for the Aim4Excellence modules from the following institutions for an additional fee. Scholarships and financial aid may be available to help you cover the costs of taking Aim4Excellence for college credit.

Undergraduate-Level Credit

National Louis University

COURSE NUMBER(S)/MODULES REQUIRED

ECE311: Administration I | Leadership Strategies and Staff Development

(Requires completion of Aim4Excellence Modules 1, 2, and 3)

ECE312: Administration II | Managing Center Operations and Finances

(Requires completion of Aim4Excellence Modules 4, 5, and 6)

ECE313: Administration III |Implementing and Evaluating the Program

(Requires completion of Aim4Excellence Modules 7, 8, and 9)

CREDIT

5 quarter hours per course

COST

$360 per course  + the module registration fees

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Financial aid may be available to current National Louis students.  Learn more.

GET STARTED

To get started, select the college credit option when you register for Aim4Excellence.

Learn more about term timing, grading, and transcripts.

University of Southern Indiana

COURSE NUMBER(S)/MODULES REQUIRED

EDUC340: Special Topics Aim4Excellence

(Requires completion of Aim4Excellence Modules 1, 2, and 3)

EDUC 340: Special Topics Aim4Excellence

(Requires completion of Aim4Excellence Modules 4, 5, and 6)

EDUC 490: Special Topics Aim4Excellence

(Requires completion of Aim4Excellence Modules 7, 8, and 9)

CREDIT

3 semester hours per course

COST

USI standard tuition and fees + the module registration fees

T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® INDIANA will pay part of the USI tuition costs for eligible Indiana students.

Additional financial aid may be available to assist with costs.

GET STARTED

Prior to registering for the Aim4Excellence modules, contact Jennifer Mohr at USI to enroll at 812.461.5321 .

University of Montana Western

Note that this credit option is available to Montana residents only.

COURSE NUMBER(S)/MODULES REQUIRED

EDEC491E: Early Childhood Administration | Leadership Strategies & Staff Development

(Requires completion of Aim4Excellence Modules 1, 2, and 3)

EDEC491E: Early Childhood Administration | Managing Center Operations & Finances

(Requires completion of Aim4Excellence Modules 4, 5, and 6)

EDEC491E: Early Childhood Administration | Implementing & Evaluating the Program

(Requires completion of Aim4Excellence Modules 7, 8, and 9)

CREDIT

3 semester hours per course

COST

$260 per course + the module registration fees

GET STARTED

Prior to registering for the Aim4Excellence modules, contact Ryann Gibson, at 406.683.7537.

Delaware Technical Community College

Note that this credit option is available only to participants in the Delaware ELLI: Aim4Excellence™ Leadership Groups.

COURSE NUMBER(S)/MODULES REQUIRED

ECE 130:  Early Childhood Administrator – Leadership Strategies and Staff Development

(Requires completion of Aim4Excellence Modules 1, 2, and 3 and submission of an additional assignment)

ECE 131:  Early Childhood Administrator – Managing Center Operations & Finances

(Requires completion of Aim4Excellence Modules 4, 5, and 6 and submission of an additional assignment)

ECE 133:  Early Childhood Administrator – Leadership Strategies and Staff Development

(Requires completion of Aim4Excellence Modules 7, 8, and 9 and submission of an additional assignment)

CREDIT

3 semester hours per course

COST

Eligible participants, may apply the T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood scholarship to support the cost of tuition.

GET STARTED

Interested participants should contact Paula Holloway, the Delaware T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood Coordinator® at 302.764.1501

Graduate-Level Credit

University of North Dakota

COURSE NUMBER(S)/MODULES REQUIRED

T&L590: Administration and Leadership in Early Childhood Education I

(Requires completion of Aim4Excellence Modules 1, 2, and 3)

T&L590: Administration and Leadership in Early Childhood Education II

(Requires completion of Aim4Excellence Modules 4, 5, and 6)

T&L590: Administration and Leadership in Early Childhood Education III

(Requires completion of Aim4Excellence Modules 7, 8, and 9)

CREDIT

4 semester hours per course

COST

UND standard tuition and fees + the module registration fees

GET STARTED

Interested participants should contact Jo-Anne Yearwood to get started at 701.777.3947.

Students will follow the Aim4Excellence modules and will also be guided by a UND Early Childhood Education department instructor who will engage them in blogs, discussion boards, and other related assignments. All of these additional requirements are completed online.

This opportunity is open to current, future, and past Aim4Excellence participants. (Past participants will be granted access to their modules and submitted EOLs in order to participate in the additional course requirements.)