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Child Development Program

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  • On site Lab Schools
  • Completed AS/Certificate Requirements meet State Matrix Child Development Permit Requirements

Career Options:

  • Director of Child Development Programs
  • Early Childhood Teacher
  • Early Childhood Aide
  • Family Day Care Provider
  • Infant-Toddler Child Care Provider
  • School Age Child Care Provider
  • Elementary School Pre-Teacher Training
  • Human Services Agency Representative
  • Preschool and Day Care Administrator
  • Parent Educator
  • Child/Youth advocate in Social and Legal Arenas
  • Child and Family Counselor
  • Elementary and Secondary School Staff Member
  • Public Health and Health Care Professional

Some career options may require more than two years of college study. Classes beyond the Associate Degree level may be required to fulfill some career options or for preparation for transfer to a university program.

Degrees / Certificates

The following are degrees and certificates in Child Development:

  • Early Childhood Education - AS Degree
  • Early Childhood Education- AS Degree for Transfer
  • Child Development Permit-Associate Teacher Certificate
  • Child Development Permit-Teacher/Master Teacher Certificate
  • Early Intervention Specialist Certificate

PDF of our degrees/certificates from the catalog