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Child Development Program

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Highlights
  • 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.

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