Turn your diploma into a degree
As a graduate of an Early Childhood Education diploma (or equivalent, as accepted by the College of Early Childhood Educators of Ontario) with a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or greater (average C+), you may be eligible to complete Sheridan's Honours Bachelor of Early Childhood Leadership degree program through Degree Completion.
Get your degree in less time
Degree Completion allows you to apply your diploma credits toward a Sheridan degree. You'll get significant credit for the courses you completed in your diploma, which means you can complete your degree and advance your career sooner.
How to apply
To apply for Honours Bachelor of Early Childhood Leadership Degree Completion, visit ontariocolleges.ca and submit an application using the appropriate program code:
- For full-time studies: PBECB
- For part-time studies: PBECBP
As a Degree Completion student, you must first complete these four (4) mandatory courses:
- EDUC 10009 – Evidence Based Practices in EC Programs
- EDUC 17198 – Introduction to EC Leadership
- SOCS 10123 – Applied Research Methods in Early Childhood
- ENGL 17889GD – Composition and Rhetoric
All four courses are offered during the Spring–Summer semester (day and evening times), and some courses are offered in the Winter semester.
Once you've successfully completed all four courses with a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or greater, you can enter into Year 3 (Semester 5) of the degree program in the Fall.
You can choose to complete these four courses and the remaining Year 3 and Year 4 courses of the degree as a full-time or part-time student. Please note, however, that you can only start Year 3 (Semester 5) in the Fall.
Have a question about Degree Completion? Please get in touch – we're happy to help!