Let Massasoit Take You to the Next Step in Your Career

Massasoit Community College is pleased to offer students the opportunity to participate in the Early Education and Care Career Pathways Grant Program which provides funding for students to engage in coursework that leads to college degrees, college certificates, and state and national credentials. 

The Department of Early Education and Care (EEC) is investing in the knowledge, skills and professional preparation of early childhood practitioners in the state.  

The Career Pathway program at Massasoit is designed to help Early Childhood Educators enter and leave as is best for them. It is designed to help educators build upon past coursework to reach their next goal. The EEC Career Pathways have Grant Academic and Career Advisors to help you. Please reach out to us with any questions – we are here for you! 

Associate Degrees:
Early Childhood Education & Administration
Early Childhood Education & Administration – Transfer Option
 
College Certificates:
Early Childhood Education
Lead Teacher Certificate
Director Certificate
Child Development Associate Credential –
[A nationally recognized credential]
 
EEC Credentials:
Infant-Toddler Teacher

Infant-Toddler Lead Teacher

Preschool Teacher
Preschool Lead Teacher
Director 

The Career Pathways Grant is funded by the Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care and has provided community colleges across the Commonwealth with funding for professional development opportunities and higher education certificate and degree attainment for early childhood education and out-of-school time educators.   

 *Applicants must be working or have been working in the Early Childhood field or intend to work in the Early Childhood field within six (6) months to qualify for courses. 

Summer Applications are closed. Please check back after June 15 for the Fall Application.


Free College Course Offerings

Advance on your career pathway now with college courses that lead to CDA and EEC Teacher Certification. (Textbooks are provided, a limited number of Chromebooks may be available.)

IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Enrolling in courses at Massasoit requires students to meet College Reading and Writing standards. You may demonstrate this by:

  • Taking the Accuplacer assessment. Call 508-588-9100 x1991 or x1992 to schedule an appointment.
  • A college degree transcript or
  • Certified Accuplacer results from another college, or
  • Submitting documentation that meets a Multiple Measures criterion.
  • Requesting a waiver from the Division Dean based on previous college experience

The Career Pathways Grant is funded by the Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care and has provided community colleges across the Commonwealth with funding for professional development opportunities and higher education certificate and degree attainment for early childhood education and out-of-school time educators.