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Minnesota CDA Credential | Care Courses

What are the benefits of having a CDA Credential in Minnesota?

According to the CDA Council, over 16,000 CDA Credentials have been awarded in Minnesota. Having CDA certification is a great achievement!

In Minnesota

  • having a CDA (plus additional experience) qualifies you to work as a teacher in a childcare center.
  • having a CDA qualifies you to work as an assistant teacher in a childcare center.

Ready for the next step? Click to learn more about the CDA process. Click to sign up for a free CDA tutorial.

What are the benefits of Care Courses' CDA training?

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Care Courses' CDA training and CDA renewal training prepare CDA applicants for obtaining and renewing their National CDA Credential. Our team of friendly CDA specialists is here to support you with your CDA and ensure you are put on a path to success. We offer unlimited, free, one-on-one support with all of our courses. You have the option of taking our courses in our fully online format or in our CourseBook format, giving you the flexibility you need to complete your coursework. Moreover, we have an exceptional track record and have helped tens of thousands of early childhood professional successfully complete their CDA clock hours and go on to obtain their CDA credential.

In July 2017, the CDA Council for Professional Recognition awarded Care Courses the new CDA Gold Standard certification in recognition of the quality of our courses, the unlimited, free support services we provide for our students, and our effective online and CourseBook training options.
In 2022 we became an official partner of the Council. The Council recommends us for CDA training in Minnesota on their Minnesota state fact sheet. We are proud to work closely with the CDA Council to support early childhood professionals throughout the entire United States.

Have a question about the CDA Credential? Sign up for our free CDA tutorial. Give us a call during our office hours at 1-800-685-7610 or email us at to talk to one of our CDA specialists. We are here to help!

What our students say

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“The CDA program helped me in learning different ways to engage children in a positive way and direct them in right path.This program helped me to maintain great relationships with kids and their families.”

Plymouth, Minnesota