Child Development is a two year program designed for students who wish to pursue a career in Early Childhood Education. Graduates are prepared to continue as an early childhood teacher at Head Start or in a private institution. Students will focus on children ages 3-5. In addition to classwork, 480 hours will be spent working in a state approved early childhood facility.
Students will prepare for the Child Development Associate Certification. Upon graduation, students will be eligible to take this national certification test.
Possible employers after college: Head start, local schools
Crowder College offers an on-campus preschool that serves multiple purposes. It provides our students the opportunity to have a daycare facility to manage as well as provides families another preschool option for their child ages 3-5. Registration for the program is below: