Mission College Child Development

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(408) 855-5173

Mina Jahan

Karin Navarro

Admin. Assistant:
Beverly Gaitan

Division Chair:
Jancie Morgan

Degree Information 

Full degree/certifcate information and career path options are listed on the Child Dev Department page.


Gainful Employment Certificates

With both AS and AS Transfer Degree and Certificate Programs, Child Development at Mission College prepares the successful student for a career in Early Childhood Education and Care, Child Development, or teaching/teacher aide positions at the Infant-Toddler or Early Childhood levels.


The Child Development Program also includes the Child Development Instructional Lab with full-time and part-time programs for eligible children ages 6 weeks to 5 years. Parents and visitors are welcome to schedule classroom visits.

This department maintains industry ties through an Advisory Committee.