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Early Childhood Development

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The Early Childhood Development Program is designed for individuals who seek employment involving the care and education of young children, or for those persons presently employed in these situations who wish to update and enhance their competencies. Occupational opportunities include program leaders, supervisors and directors in child development programs.

The Early Childhood Program contacts on each campus provide academic advising to individuals who are interested enrolling in this program.

Programs and Certificates

Early Childhood Certificates and Degrees

Infant and Toddler Care Certificates

Teacher Specialization