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Childcare & Development A.A.

Gain foundational skills in the education of early learners as you develop a broad base of knowledge in childcare and development.

Our Childcare and Development associate’s degree program will set you up for success in pursuit of a professional career in a child care center or early childhood classroom. Designed to easily transition into a four-year degree, our two-year associate of arts degree plan will provide you with the basic instruction needed to fulfill your calling.

Dedicated instructors with real-world classroom experience will provide guidance and mentorship as you refine your personal teaching philosophy and learn more about curriculum methods and materials in early childhood, children’s literature, child care center management, and child psychology.

A focus on the development of your Christian worldview and the integration of your faith and your calling make our program a pivotal launching pad for your future career in education.

Career Opportunities

Our academic programs are designed specifically to prepare you for a career in the real world. But it’s more than just job preparation; it’s preparing you to make a full impact in your profession through the unique combination of faith and learning. Here are some of the professions this degree will prepare you for:
  • Child care center/preschool teacher (ages 0-5 years)
  • Child care center director (in some states)
  • Public school teacher aide or paraprofessional
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