At successful completion of this course and have met the CDA National Credential certificate objectives, you will have fulfilled the CDA requirement for 120 hours of formal education in specific child-care competency areas. We will work with you to develop the professional portfolio necessary to apply for the Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential™. At the end of this course, you will have what you need to apply for the CDA National Credential certification.
All registered students at Training Academy are responsible for knowing the policies, expectations, procedures, and information contained in this handbook. Failure to read this Student Handbook does not excuse students from the requirements and regulations described herein. There are times that items in the Handbook are changed or updated; You will be informed of those changes or updates as needed.
The CDA Online Course Outline communicates important information about the class assignments, assessments, and evaluations.
We aim to make the education you want that fits your lifestyle and busget.
The total cost of the CDA National Credential Training program is $1,425.00:
•A NON-REFUNDABLE Registration fee of $50.00
•Tuition of $1,375.00
*Payment Plans are available:
-Monthly Option #1: 3 payments of $345.00 and 1 payment of $340.00
-Monthly Option #2: 5 payments of $275 –Scholarship opportunities are available through
Certificate of Completion will not be issued until payment is completed by the student and/or scholarship providers. Students are responsible for any portion of the cost not covered by scholarships.
Choose the bundle with the specialization of your choice. Click on the links below to take you to the CDA Council website where you may purchase the set at a discount. You may purchase the textbooks from any merchant you choose, however all three textbooks are required for this course.
Preschool Specialization Infant/Toddler Specialization Family Child Care Specialization