HCC offers programs that prepare you to work with students from pre-school through high school. If you already have a bachelor's degree and would like to teach in pre-K through 12th grade, our Educator Preparation Institute is for you.
If you prefer working with younger children, our Early Childhood program offers hands-on experience and excellent instruction—including unique opportunities to work with children at the Ybor City and Dale Mabry Campus Child Development Centers.
Educator Preparation Institute (EPI)
This program is a fast-track Pre-K through 12 teacher preparation program that provides an opportunity to use your Bachelor's degree to become a teacher in less than a year.
AS Early Childhood Management - 60 credit hours
Focus on the development, care, guidance and education of young children. Acquire the skills to meet the state’s training requirements for a staff credential.